Could a Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves Trade Happen This Season?

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Could A Cleveland Indians-Atlanta Braves Trade Happen?

Last night reports surfaced that the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves had talks about a potential Chris Johnson for Nick Swisher swap this season.

Swisher is still on the disabled list of course; however, could a trade between the two ball clubs still happen?  Specifically could this trade happen?

"Chris Johnson and Cameron Maybin from the Braves for Michael Bourn and Roberto Perez or prospect(s) from the Indians."

There’s pros and cons for both sides to a deal such as this.  For one the money lines up very well in 2015 and 2016:

But is this enough for either side to say yes?  Let’s take a look…

Next: Why the Indians Would Say Yes

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