Mark Trumbo Trade Rumors: Ideal Landing Spots, Trade Packages for Halos Slugger

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Mark Trumbo Trade Rumors: Ideal Landing Spots, Trade Packages for Halos Slugger
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The Major League Baseball offseason has already seen its share of bombshell transactions, but it's still waiting for the Trum-bombshell to drop.

Silly puns aside, a trade of Los Angeles Angels slugger Mark Trumbo could indeed happen soon. His market began to heat up on the first day of the winter meetings on Monday, with Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reporting that as many as 12 teams are interested in him.

Trying to find a good fit for Trumbo, however, isn't easy. ESPN's Buster Olney reported a while back that the Angels want to get pitching for him, and pitching is precious. An added difficulty, according to Olney, is that Trumbo's value isn't very high. He has power, but not much else (hint: .299 career OBP).

So rather than try to imagine which clubs make up the dozen teams supposedly interested in Trumbo, I did my best to narrow it down to five realistic trading partners for the Angels instead. 

And they are...

Note: Stats courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com unless otherwise noted/linked.

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