Detroit Tigers: Top trade deadline suitors for David Price

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May 31, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price (14) pitches the second inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The city of Detroit is known for many things: it’s the pinnacle of automobile manufacturing in America, the birthplace of Motown Records, and the home to some of the most delicious coney dogs on the planet.

But when the calendar strikes July, Detroit is known for being residence to one of the most active baseball front offices in baseball. Detroit Tigers GM David Dombrowski and his band of merry men often swing trades as though they’re going out of style.

This season things are a bit different, though. With the Tigers faltering in the standings, the decision whether to buy or sell needs to be made.

Rather speculate, bluntness would be the most effective form of explanation for this…

The Detroit Tigers need to trade David Price. Being a free agent come season’s end, Price will command such an enormous contract that it would be inept for Detroit to even ponder keeping the former Cy Young Award winner around. The team needs to trade the lefty and squeeze every last ounce of talent that they can get out of him.

Now let’s take a look at the top suitors for the flame-throwing David Price…