The goal for each team in the next few days is to win a trade or two. Figuring out what equal return is more difficult than you’d think, however.
Major League Baseball’s July 31 trade deadline is just a few days away, and things are definitely starting to heat up. Those working in front offices across the nation likely won’t be getting much sleep before next Wednesday afternoon, as they look to come out as winners of every trade they complete.
What winnable trades are they discussing?
Here’s a look at 10 potential trade deadline scenarios in which both organizations involved would consider the proposed deal a victory.
All statistics in this article were obtained via FanGraphs unless otherwise noted and are current through July 25. All contract information was obtained via Cot’s Contracts, and all injury information was obtained via Baseball Prospectus.