With Major League Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline just hours away, the clock is ticking for general managers around the league.
For the sellers, the risk of holding on to an asset too long is becoming more real by the second. For buyers, the idea of keeping a top prospect in lieu of making a big run towards October may be ridiculed by the local media and fans.
On Tuesday, business picked up. The arrival of Jake Peavy in Boston, per Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune, shakes up the starting pitching market, leaving few impact arms to be sold to many suitors in need of front-line pitching.
With several potential Biogenesis suspensions looming, holes could form on contending teams within days.
How will each buyer and seller go about their business today? Here is a snapshot of which players might get moved over the course of the trade deadline countdown.