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Four trades that must happen

David Price to Pittsburgh is among a quartet of swaps that make perfect sense

Updated: December 6, 2013, 11:28 AM ET
By Dave Cameron | ESPN Insider

It's already been an active winter on the trade market, with Doug Fister, Prince Fielder, Jim Johnson, Peter Bourjos and Dexter Fowler being among the more prominent names changing cities.

Here at Insider, we would like to encourage this hot stove to keep raging out of control, so here are four more trades that should happen posthaste.


Tampa Bay Rays trade: LHP David Price
Pittsburgh Pirates send back: RHP Tyler Glasnow, RHP Nick Kingham, SS Alen Hanson, OF Josh Bell

The Pirates have a window of opportunity, and they should seize it. After a breakthrough 2013 season, the Pirates are one more elite player away from being a legitimate World Series contender, and Price represents the rare elite talent that they could actually afford to acquire.

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