This year's waiver deadline could see a flurry of moves as there will be some spill-over from players that were not traded in July.
This year's waiver class likely includes Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero, Jason Giambi, Mike Gonzalez, Wandy Rodriguez, Carlos Pena and many more.
The moves of this deadline can be vital for a playoff contender.
After only adding a couple of bullpen arms in July, the San Francisco Giants were the most active team in August, and the players they acquired were vital in the run to the World Series.
The Yankees may be poised for a similar flurry of moves this year.
To get a taste of what the waiver wire can mean for contenders, here are the top 10 trades of the 2010 waiver deadline.