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Heyman: Rios, Peavy, Crain & Beckham In Mix As Trade Deadline Looms

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Alex Rios (Photo Credit: Getty Images, By: Jonathan Daniel)

By Jon Heyman-

(CBS) Chicago might be Trade Central at the trade deadline this season, and it’s not only the Cubs who might sell.

The White Sox, not living up to their rep as a contender this season, will consider a big and interesting sale if they don’t turn it around soon, a sale that’s expected to include positional mainstays Alex Rios and Alexei Ramirez in addition to top starting pitcher Jake Peavy (assuming he returns to health) and a host of excellent relievers such as Jesse Crain, Matt Thornton and Matt Lindstrom.

“We are getting phone calls, and they will probably become a little bit more voluminous if we don’t turn it around pretty quickly,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said.

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