The month of August always sees a number of players from each MLB team placed on waivers.
It doesn't necessarily mean that the team has any plans on trading the player placed on waivers, it simply means that they're gauging interest in the player. In many cases, the player has no shot at being traded because of a ridiculous contract based on money and/or years.
Crawford also cannot be traded to the New York Yankees after being acquired from the Red Sox.
With $105 million still left on his contract, Crawford would indeed be difficult to deal away. Add to that the fact that he has been feeling soreness in his left wrist, which was operated on over the winter, and will likely undergo Tommy John surgery after the season, and you have even more of a dilemma.
However, we at Bleacher Report always like to suggest possible wheeling and dealing-type trades, and we thought we'd do the same for Crawford.
Here are six deals involving Crawford that could benefit both teams.