July is here again. With the addition of another Wild Card berth, this means even more teams will be making midseason trades to bolster their roster for a playoff push.
For some teams, though, 2012 is looking like a year to be quickly forgotten. Not every team can be good, but that does not mean the cellar-dwellers are prevented from having good players. Here is a look into five players whose teams would benefit more from the prospects they would receive in a trade rather than that player’s performance on the pitcher’s mound.