According to Buster Olney, Indians pitcher Paul Byrd is drawing interest from several clubs. Take a look at these stats that Buster Olney picked out: "He's 4-0 with a 1.24 ERA in his last four starts; opponents have a .570 OPS against him in that time; and he hasn't allowed a home run." It would make sense for the Indians to trade him while his value is somewhat high. Not to mention his solid performance in the playoffs last season. He is 7-10 this season with a 4.53 ERA and 56 K and is 37-29 historically with a 4.07 ERA in August and September. If he were to move to a team like the White Sox or Mets, his numbers would probably look even better.
Byrd is a free agent following this season and there have been no talks of a contract extension. The Indians are 13.5 games out of first and if they have the chance to trade for a pair of prospects that would help them in the future, they should do it.