Biggest Team Needs for Every Potential MLB Playoff Contender at the trade deadline & who they can trade for

Contender = within 10 games of divisional race

Boston Red Sox
Biggest need: 1B/2B
Best available: CJ Cron 1B Colorado Rockies

Houston Astros
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

Chicago White Sox
Biggest need: 2B
Best available: Adam Frazier 2B Pittsburgh Pirates

Tampa Bay Rays
Biggest need: Starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Oakland A’s
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

Seattle Mariners
Biggest need: Outfielder
Best available: David Peralta Arizona Diamondbacks

Toronto Blue Jays
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

New York Yankees
Biggest need: Starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Cleveland Indians
Biggest need: Outfield/DH
Best available: Nelson Cruz Minnesota Twins

Los Angeles Angels
Biggest need: Starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Source: MLB.com

San Fransisco Giants
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers
Biggest need: 3B
Best available: Eduardo Escobar Arizona Diamondbacks

New York Mets
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

San Diego Padres
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Cincinnati Reds
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

Philadelphia Phillies
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

St Louis Cardinals
Biggest need: Bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

Washington Nationals
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Chicago Cubs
Biggest need: starting pitcher
Best 5 starting pitchers available: Jon Gray Colorado Rockies, Matthew Boyd Detroit Tigers, Tyler Anderson Pittsburgh Pirates, Kyle Gibson Texas Rangers, Madison Bumgarner Arizona Diamondbacks

Atlanta Braves
Biggest need: bullpen
Best 5 relievers available: Richard Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates, Ian Kennedy Texas Rangers, Taylor Rogers Minnesota Twins, Yimi Garcia Miami Marlins, Michael Fulmer Detroit Tigers

Miami Marlins
Biggest need: SS
Best available: Trevor Story

Potential SP’s who will be traded (ranked 6-10)
6. Jose Berrios Minnesota Twins
7. Michael Pineda Minnesota Twins
8. Jose Urena Detroit Tigers
9. German Marquez Colorado Rockies
10. Merrill Kelly Arizona Diamondbacks


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