As it has gotten deeper into August, the MLB playoff picture has begun to get a little bit more clear. There are a number of playoff contenders that still need a piece or two if they want to break through to the next level.
There is still the chance for a team to improve by making a wavier-wire trade. While many players go through waivers, only a few will be dealt.
Non-contending teams could look to deal some potential free agents in the hopes that they could get a decent return. A number of trade rumors are floating around, and they could eventually become waiver deals.