Trades, trades, glorious trades: all of the excitement of free agency with none of the inevitability.
As trade rumors swirl this MLB offseason, expect these 10 teams to feature heavily in the covert conversations.
Some are motivated to deal, lacking the one piece that could vault them into contention. Others control the coveted pieces, shopping for the package that meets their fancy.
Some have both. Call them the lucky ones.
As this cocktail of commodities and needs collides over the next few months, baseball's high stakes poker game swings into motion. It's a beautiful and treacherous game, and it will surely render some surprises.
But what new faces will wear what new uniforms come April, 2012?
Read on for my best guesses.