The Oakland Athletics have already done a deal with the Cubs to take advantage of Chicago's willingness to move present assets for future prospects (or less). Could the Braves be the next team to do so?
Although nothing appears to be on fire when it comes to any potential trade talks, there's definitely some smoke building up here, as Dave O'Brien of the AJC has reported that the Braves have sent one of their top scouts to the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati for tonight's Cubs-Reds game with the intent of looking at left-handed relievers Wesley Wright and James Russell.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Braves?src=hash">#Braves</a> have 1 of their top scouts on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cubs?src=hash">#Cubs</a>, who have pair of LHRs who could fill ATL's priority need, James Russell & Wesley Wright</p>— David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) <a href="https://twitter.com/ajcbraves/statuses/486989803888852992">July 9, 2014</a></blockquote>
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