Teams with surplus to trade

Dodgers' starting pitching abundance could lead to upcoming trades

Updated: January 30, 2013, 12:32 PM ET
By Mike Petriello | FanGraphs
Chris CapuanoSarah Glenn/Getty ImagesWith an abundance of starting pitching, the Dodgers may look to move Chris Capuano.

At this point in the winter, most of the major offseason shopping is complete. Yet while many MLB teams wouldn't mind filling that final hole before spring training, only a few teams still have surpluses that make them ideal trading partners. Recently, we've seen two deals intended in part to relieve such excesses as the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks traded outfielders Michael Morse and Justin Upton, respectively.

With camp less than three weeks away, there are several other situations in which teams could deal from strength to fill more urgent needs. Not all of these teams will make moves, of course, but they're all in good position to do so if they choose.


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