By Michael Beller
July 30, 2013
Miami's Jose Fernandez has been pitching like an ace since April and could be the NL's top rookie.
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• Other than that, it could be a quiet deadline for closers. The Cubs are still looking for a trade partner for Kevin Gregg, and the bet here is that they ultimately find one. Relief help is too in demand and Gregg has been too effective for someone not to meet the Cubs' low asking price. He could be the last closer to move, at least before the non-waiver deadline. Jonathan Papelbon's contract makes him impossible to trade. Steve Cishek is too affordable for the Marlins to consider dealing. Same goes for Addison Reed and the White Sox. The talk has been largely non-existent around other closers on also-rans, such as the Blue Jays' Casey Janssen, the Padres' Huston Street, the Twins' Glen Perkins and the Mariners' Tom Wilhelmsen.

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