Just when you thought that MLB's 2013 non-waiver trade deadline was going to lack the big names and exciting moves of years past, chaos is on the verge of erupting.
From front-of-the-rotation arms and lineup-changing bats to middle relievers and role players that could fill holes on a contender's roster, there are some difference-making deals that could materialize between now and 4:00 p.m. ET this afternoon.
Looming suspensions from MLB's investigation into the Biogenesis Anti-Aging Clinic in Miami could only add to the intrigue and excitement that the next few hours promise to bring our way as teams scramble to fill holes caused by those potential sanctions.
Let's take a look at where things stand—both for players and teams—heading into the last few hours before the deadline hits.
*All statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com and are current through games of July 30.