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“I’ve read MLB Trade Rumors for years and decided to subscribe so that it can continue to be the go-to site for details on free agent signings, contract extensions, and trade talks. Being ad-free is a bonus, but mostly I am proud to support the writers and the team that creates this valuable resource.”


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