Every single offseason, there are a myriad of veterans who hit the open market following the draft and initial free agency period.
The summer of 2012 is going to be no different, and there are several reasons why.
First, some veterans are owed a roster bonus in the beginning of June. Second, teams filled holes via the draft and feel like they no longer need a veteran talents at certain positions. Finally, contracts are not in line with production and the two sides are unable to agree on a restructured salary.
Trades also take place in the earliest stages of the summer and even during training camps that begin in late July.
With that, let's take a look at 20 players who will find themselves on other teams by the time the 2012 season begins in September.