MLB trade rumors: Yankees, Phillies battle for Blue Jays' J.A. Happ?

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MLB trade rumors: Yankees, Phillies battle for Blue Jays' J.A. Happ?
MLB trade rumors: Yankees, Phillies battle for Blue Jays' J.A. Happ?

A former Phillies lefty could be most important southpaw dealt to a contender at the upcoming MLB trade deadline. But it's not the one you think. Yes, Texas Rangers' Cole Hamels will likely be dealt. But his former teammate in Philadelphia, J.A. Happ, is currently looming as the better option for teams in need of a top-of-the-rotation arm. And according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, six teams could be in the mix for Happ--including the Yankees and Phillies. Happ may become one of the most popular targets on the trade market. He will be a free agent at the end of the season, and he'll be owed about $5 million for the rest of the year if he's dealt in July. This is seen as a bargain. You

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