MLB Trade Deadline: American League East Needs

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Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the AL East Round Up: MLB Trade Deadline Edition. I’ve been away for a few weeks and am ready to shake off the cob webs and get back at it. This week, I thought I’d look at the AL East to see if I could come up with a short list of what each team needs to do before July 31st Non-Waiver Trade Deadline

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At the time of writing (Saturday), the standings in the AL East look like this:

Baltimore Orioles- 52-43
New York Yankees- 48-47 (4GB)
Toronto Blue Jays- 49-48 (4GB)
Tampa Bay Rays- 45-53 (8.5GB)
Boston Red Sox- 44-52 (8.5 GB)