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Game Thread: September 30, 2006

Tampa Bay at Cleveland, 7:05 PM (STO)

Starting Pitchers:

Cleveland: Jake Westbrook (4.27 ERA, 79 PRC)
Tampa Bay: Jae Seo (4.87 ERA, 27 PRC)

The Indians have many decisions to make in the offseason, and picking which outfielders to retain is one of them. Jason Michaels is arbitration-eligible, but seems to be a nice fit with Shin-Soo Choo in a left field platoon. Franklin Gutierrez brings defense and speed to the table, and Blake is a versatile and well-rounded player. If the Indians acquire a left fielder in the offseason, it muddles the picture even more.

Given that the Indians will most likely have to acquire relief help via trade, the outfield seems to be a logical choice to deal from in order to land an upgrade in the bullpen. So who would you deal, keeping in mind contract value?