Is this shaping up to be one of the wildest MLB trade deadlines ever?
If the Nationals decide to sell, it very well could be. All-Star slugger Bryce Harper's status with the team is up in the air beyond this season, and if Washington feels it won't be able to make an admirable push for the NL East or Wild Card -- which it has to decide very soon -- he could be on the move to help the Nats begin a re-tool.
And Cleveland could very well be a destination if GM Mike Rizzo pulls the trigger.
Bryce in Cleveland?! The Indians definitely need to make a fairly significant move before the deadline considering it's clear the Red Sox, Astros and Yankees are more complete on paper. Let's also not forget about the surging Athletics and Mariners.
Could Bryce be the guy that makes the Indians the team to beat even though he's having a down year? Cleveland does need a right fielder with Melky Cabrera and Brandon Guyer manning the position right now, and if Bryce lands in the middle of the lineup with Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and Edwin Encarnacion, that fearsome foursome will be incredibly hard to pitch around.
However, the Los Angeles Dodgers are also reportedly in the mix for Harper, so the Tribe will have some competition if the Nats decide to sell.
Believeland, it's time to start dreaming!