With the trade deadline a little less than 2 months away, front offices are now starting to seriously evaluate how good their team really is. While front offices are always looking to improve upon their club at any time during the season, it increasingly becomes more important as the trade deadline approaches and the playoff and division races begin to heat up and become clearer. This time of year puts a lot of players on notice, as at any moment they could be on the phone with their agent asking for real estate referrals because they will be looking for a new rental property.
But before we can start to talk about players who may be on the move at the trade deadline, we first should evaluate all the teams and categorize them as potential buyers, potential sellers, standing pat, and tough decisions. Below is that list:
Potential Buyers – These are the teams who will be looking to add a veteran player or two to strengthen their ball club for a playoff or division run:
New York Yan...