The Atlanta Braves (52-43) enter the second half of the season looking for their third consecutive playoff berth and a chance at their first World Series title since 1995.
The Braves sit atop the National League East division in a tie with the Washington Nationals, so it won't be easy for them.
Due to the fact they have notoriously enjoyed many playoff berths without rings over the past three decades, the next level for the organization is a title.
Following are examples of deals that would make the Braves one of the favorites for this year's World Series title. They would also take a lot of creativity from general manager Frank Wren and some financial flexibility from ownership (Liberty Media).
As a result, I would say the following deals are unlikely.
However, projecting what could happen is what the trade deadline is all about.
Here are three trades that would make the Braves one of the top favorites to win this season's World Series.