MLB trade rumors: Phillies, Mets battle for Rangers' Mike Minor?

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MLB trade rumors: Phillies, Mets battle for Rangers' Mike Minor?
MLB trade rumors: Phillies, Mets battle for Rangers' Mike Minor?

An unknown pitcher will likely decide the fate of baseball's best division. With a four-team (Mets, Phillies, Braves, Nationals) battle royal playing out in the NL East, each team will likely need pitching upgrades over the course of the season. For Washington and Atlanta, a top-tier bullpen arm like, say, Craig Kimbrel feels like a bigger need than starting pitching. In New York and Philadelphia, one more starting pitching option could mean the difference between October or missing out on the playoffs—and Texas Rangers lefty Mike Minor could be that arm. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, both teams are interested in Minor. Minor, 31, is off to a great start (27.2 IP, 2.60 ERA, 3.90 FIP)

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