The Indians aren't going to win anything this year, that much is clear. That's why at least two Cleveland players tell the Cleveland Plain Dealer 's Paul Hoynes that they'll try to avoid trade talk, but won't be caught unaware.
"There's a good chance something could happen," Jhonny Peralta said. "I don't know what they're thinking right now, but it could happen to me and a couple of other guys."
The Indians have a $7 million option on Peralta after this season. Closer Kerry Wood can also become a free agent after the season.
"It's part of the game," said Wood. "I'm sure it's not unrealistic. But at this point, you just try to go up and put zeroes up."
-- C. Trent Rosecrans
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