MLB trade rumors: Royals' Mike Moustakas to Phillies as deadline rental?

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MLB trade rumors: Royals' Mike Moustakas to Phillies as deadline rental?
MLB trade rumors: Royals' Mike Moustakas to Phillies as deadline rental?

It may be time to pause the Manny Machado to the Phillies rumors. Not end, but rather pause. As the Phillies try to get through a difficult June, Machado talk will naturally heat up. There's no better and more logical fit for the team to add to a slumping offense. That, of course, ignores the reality of Machado's impending free agency. It's hard to imagine the Phillies paying a steep price for a player they can sign without giving up any young players for. Instead, Philadelphia could look for a stop-gap power bat to help spur a pennant chase this summer. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia threw out an interesting idea this week: Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas. This is not

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