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MLB 11 Haiku: Seller or Buyer?

by Wendy Thurm on July 22, 2011

 

 

Seller or buyer

Question each team must answer

Before July ends

 

How close to first place

Who’s ahead of us, behind

Is Wild Card in play

 

If buying, who? when?

Short term fix or long term piece

How much is he worth

 

If selling, who? when?

Send off year-end free agents

Unload big contracts

 

Rumors grow like weeds

Endless possibilities

All in a frenzy

 

Who will stay, who goes

Who finds the gem that sparkles

Who’s full of regret

 

Like Opening Day

Trade deadlines mark baseball time

Season by season

 

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