Trade Talk Tracker: Pirates want A.J. Burnett back; Jays eyeing Alex Rios

Is A.J. Burnett destined to return to Pittsburgh? (AP)
Is A.J. Burnett destined to return to Pittsburgh? (AP)

Editor's note: The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker will be following the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams in the 10 days.

PIRATES WANT A.J. BACK: One of the trades that makes the most sense is picking up a lot of traction: A.J. Burnett back to the Pirates. Even players want him back. [@Ken_Rosenthal]

BACK TO TORONTO? The Blue Jays are looking at bringing back Alex Rios. [CBS Sports]

COLON PUSH: The Mets are "trying hard to move" Bartolo Colon. [@DannyKnobler]

MEANWHILE: The Giants may or may not be interested in Bartolo. [Bay Area Sports Guy]

HOLD UP: David Price might not get traded after all, writes Joel Sherman. [New York Post]

DANKS TO YANKS? Having landed Chase Headley already, the Yankees are now said to be interested in White Sox pitcher John Danks. [CBS Sports]

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PEAVY TO ST. LOUIS ON 'BACK BURNER': Cardinals still considering Red Sox vet Jake Peavy in their quest for pitching, though he's on the back burner. [@NickCafardo]

CLIFF LEE HOLDS SOME CARDS: Here's a rundown of his no-trade clause and how it impacts whether the Phillies veteran will be on the move now that he's off the disabled list. [ESPN]

MILONE IS MUM: A's pitcher Tommy Milone reportedly requested a trade since he's stuck in Triple-A, but he's not talking about it. [CSN Bay Area]

MCGEHEE ON THE MOVE? Casey McGehee of the Marlins, one of the best comeback stories this season, is drawing interest.  [CBS Sports]

O'S CASTING A WIDE NET: Baltimore needs pitching help and is on the hunt. [MLB Daily Dish]

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