Regardless of performance during the course of the season, all teams make trades.
The Baltimore Orioles are no exception. And coming into the 2013 season with the highest expectations they've had in years, if the O's continue to impress, they could be seen as buyers rather than sellers when the trade deadline approaches.
However, being a buyer at the trade deadline doesn't seem to be GM Dan Duquette's style.
At last year's deadline, the O's were quiet. And they were just as quiet during the offseason. Win or lose, this upcoming season may not be any different.
Duquette likes the team he's put together. The O's have solid depth, no immediate needs and, as a team, are still young and full of prospects.
That being said, trades will still happen. Probably not the high-profile trades like some of their AL East counterparts, but trades nonetheless.
So, here are five trades that the Orioles may need to make during the course of the season.