After the first 19 games of the season, the Indians find themselves in a curious situation. Nobody quite knows whether the Indians are for real or whether they will falter as the season continues.

As we move closer to the trade deadline, the Indians’ position in the standings will determine whether they’re buyers or sellers.

If they’re sellers, several players who are either in the final year of their contract or approaching their final year could find themselves leaving Cleveland.

If the Indians, however, find themselves in contention for the American League Central title, then they could seek to add pieces to make a run at the postseason.

With that said, here are five trades the Indians should already be thinking about.


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