Trading a prospect is like sending a child off to college. You really don't want to do it, but you know that, in the long run, it will benefit the child. Maybe, just maybe, you'll benefit too.
That is how MLB teams approach the concept of trading their young guns. Is he really worth trading? Will the return be enough to justify the trade? Making these tough decisions are what defines great GMs.
This winter, teams will face many such decisions. Because of this, I have gone through each organization and selected the best prospect who might be traded. There is no guarantee any of these players will be moved, but there is a reason for each of them.
Here is each team's best prospect who could be dealt.