Trades taking on added importance as teams remake rosters

Thursday December 5th, 2013
Craig Gentry is on his way from Texas to Oakland as part of another trade involving established players.
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"It's been a very active week, and obviously the prices have been fairly high on the [free-agent] market so, probably more than most offseasons, there has been a pretty good balance of free agency and trades," Byrnes said. "It's hard to tell which type of transaction will lead the way in the next week or so."

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