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The Twins scoreboard was predicting trades midgame on Thursday ... maybe

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Predicting who's going to be traded before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline is a tough task. There are articles, primers and "so-called" experts, but we never really know for sure who's going where for who or what.

That is, unless, you were tuned into the Target Field scoreboard during the Twins' 6-2 win over the Orioles on Thursday:

Will Smith to the Mets? Carlos Beltran to the Indians? Who will win the election? Is the universe finite? What will I eat for lunch tomorrow?

Alas,'s Rhett Bollinger informed us that the scoreboard was not telling the future, but simply streaming possible deals from a story:

Still ...

How do we know for sure?