Should Triston McKenzie Be a Trade Chip for the Indians in 2020?

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Last weekend, theScore published an article called “1 Hypothetical Trade Each AL Central Team Should Make.” Within the piece, it was suggested the Cleveland Indians should trade pitching prospect Triston McKenzie to Boston in exchange for outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and cash.

Setting aside the debate about whether this proposed deal is a good move for Cleveland (it’s not), there’s definitely a bigger conversation to be had here.

Should the Indians use McKenzie as a trade chip this season? Should one of Cleveland’s top prospects be viewed not as a future member of the rotation, but as an asset the team can use to address other roster needs?

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Casey Drottar is an Cleveland Indians writer for Sports Illustrated. Subscribe to his podcast, or follow him on Twitter and Facebook


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