Trade speculation typically picks up considerable steam just about the time the baseball world pauses for the All-Star break.
With the non-waiver trade deadline looming in just over two weeks, the Atlanta Braves and other contending teams are most certainly busy evaluating talent.
General manager Frank Wren and company have a bevy of prospects to offer in potential deals. They also have a surplus of starting pitching which could make for a good match with teams in need.
This slideshow presents a list of players which could be the key to deadline deals that allow Atlanta to acquire its missing piece, or pieces as the case may be.