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The Indians Are Reportedly Considering Another Major MLB Trade

A general view of the Cleveland indians field during the world series.

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The Indians made one of the biggest trades of the MLB's season earlier this month, when the American League contenders traded their top prospect in exchange for one of the top relief pitchers in baseball.

Cleveland acquired San Diego Padres closer Brad Hand and pitcher Adam Cimber, giving up Francisco Mejia, arguably the top prospect in the Indians' system.

The Indians might not be done making moves, too.

Baltimore Orioles star outfielder Adam Jones is believed to be on the trading market. The O's have already traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado and elite closer Zach Britton. Jones could be next.

The Indians have reportedly emerged as a top contender for the five-time MLB All-Star outfielder.

MLB insider Jon Morosi first reported the news.

"He has full no-trade rights, and his desire to play in Philadelphia, Cleveland or any other destination for the rest of this year remains unknown," wrote Morosi. "However, given Jones' competitiveness and desire to win a championship, it's very possible he will accept a trade to the strongest World Series contender among the options presented to him."

Jones has stated that he would be open to a trade, but he's also set to be a free agent this winter, so he could also decide to return to Baltimore.

The MLB's trade deadline is set for next week. More moves are coming.