Matching available impact pitchers with competitive MLB teams at the 2013 trade deadline is far from random. The best landing spot in each case is one that can provide comfort to the individual while benefiting both teams involved.
We're talking about successful starters and relievers who can be trusted to significantly improve a contender's chances at reaching the postseason. That means no Josh Johnson, Edinson Volquez or other inconsistent talents.
Also keep in mind that inclusion on this list does not in any way imply that a pitcher will be dealt. Jake Peavy is more likely to change uniforms than Cliff Lee, for example, but there's commentary about both in the following slides.
Stay right here to find out where the best hurlers on the market fit.
*All stats accurate as of July 28, provided by FanGraphs unless otherwise noted.