There's pitching depth, and then there are the Atlanta Braves. By midseason, the Braves might have seven or eight perfectly salient big-league starting pitchers, and five or six of them are going to be better than Jair Jurrjens.
That's a major reason Jurrjens will be on the trade block come July.
As MLB spring training moves toward league play, it's the time of year to imagine and wonder who will win each division. It's the time to make playoff predictions, and to do that, one must be able to do more than simply analyze the roster in place.
Predictions for the season are about the ability to envision how the roster will change as the season moves along. Jurrjens is one player who could help the Braves acquire a much-needed bat and change the landscape of the NL East.
Here are 15 players who will be in the mix as trade bait just the other side of the All-Star break.