Prospects in Major League Baseball often live a life of uncertainty. When they're originally drafted, they are either selected because they were the best athlete available at the time, or they filled a positional need within the organization.
They then spend the early part of their careers working on honing and developing their skills, continually hoping to advance to the next level and to make a favorable impression on their employers.
However, at some point for many prospects, they become unwilling pawns in the trade game. If their team is in the playoff hunt come late July, they're looking to upgrade their rosters, and to do that they have to field inquiries about prospects in their system who can fulfill a need for the team inquiring about them.
So, once again, uncertainty creeps in. They then start wondering where they'll be in a matter of a few weeks. They also start wondering whether or not they have a better chance to make the big leagues with the team that wants them, or if they are just being acquired for organizational depth.
The life of a prospect can seriously suck at times.
This year, because of the new playoff format in place for MLB, not as many teams will be classified as sellers, so no doubt those teams will be fielding multiple inquiries on major leaguers who can help their team out down the stretch. Sellers will be looking to rebuild for the future, so a number of prospects on buying teams may change teams come late July.
Here is a list of 25 prospects whom will be drawing the eye of selling teams within MLB.