Parity is a great thing in baseball, giving nearly every team and its respective fanbase hope and reason for optimism as the regular season rolls along.
That's made gauging how the trade market is going to develop difficult, if not impossible—but it doesn't mean we're not going to take a shot at doing just that.
We'll take a look at the 10 most likely players to find themselves traded at some point this season, ranked in order of their potential impact on playoff races around the game.
This list is going to remain fluid for some time, seeing multiple additions and subtractions as the season progresses. For instance, who are the injury-ravaged Texas Rangers? Are they contenders, as we all assumed heading into the season, or are they sellers, as some (including ESPN's Buster Olney, subscription required) believe they may be?
It goes without saying that, should the Rangers decide to sell off some veteran assets, players like Adrian Beltre and Alex Rios would drastically change our list (and rankings).
That said, let's take a look at the 10 biggest game-changers that figure to be on the trade block this summer.