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Controversial MLB Trade Ideas That Would Ignite Fanbases - Bleacher Report

Why would the Boston Red Sox trade Rafael Devers? Well, let's talk about it.Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

It's certainly early to be dreaming up reasonable trades, much less controversial ones. But the latter is indeed a real trade genre, and we have some notions about how it might be expanded in the 2019 season.

We've conjured eight trade ideas that involve teams sending away players (including one renowned prospect) whom fans would be loath to see part. Yet under just the right circumstances, trades of any of them would actually be perfectly justifiable.

To prove we're not messing around, we'll start with the possibility of one of MLB's more successful franchises trading one of the league's brightest stars.

The appropriate question to ask right now is why the heck the Washington Nationals would trade Anthony Rendon, who's been one of ...

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