Leading up to the trade deadline on Tuesday afternoon, the already-rampant Zack Greinke trade rumors will continue to circulate. As of Friday afternoon, there were at least six teams considered to be genuinely interested in the Milwaukee Brewers’ right-hander, and there will obviously be many, many more.
In return for their coveted ace, the Brewers are looking for an assemblage of projectable prospects to replenish their depleted farm system. And of the teams that are allegedly interested—Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals—nearly all of them have the depth within their system to complete a blockbuster trade.
Here is a ranked look at each prospect package that the aforementioned teams should offer the Brewers if they hope to acquire Zack Greinke.