As the sweltering days of August approach us and thermostats across the country read in triple digits, MLB teams the league over are assessing where they stand before the July 31st trade deadline. Will your favorite team mortgage their future on a veteran that can pay immediate dividends? Or will they admit that contention is still a couple years away and trade away valuable, proven talent for a bunch of untested prospects? Both scenario’s unfold every year at this time. And when you play entirely too many sports video games and have ESPN set as your computer’s home page, lists like this are bound to happen. Enjoy our speculation!