Trades lead to odd All-Star unis

Updated: July 8, 2014, 6:00 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

As you may have heard, the recent blockbuster trade that brought pitcher Jeff Samardzija from the Cubs to the A's has left Samardzija in a weird state of limbo.

Samardzija was voted onto the National League roster for the upcoming MLB All-Star Game by his fellow players, but MLB has ruled that he can't pitch for the NL team because he now belongs to the A's, who play in the American League. Furthermore, he can't be part of the AL squad, either, because he wasn't selected ...

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