Prospects to sell high on

Their trade value will never be higher, so it's time for their clubs to move them

Updated: July 18, 2012, 12:21 PM ET
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus
Starling MarteMike Janes/AP PhotoThe Pirates have rumored interest in Justin Upton, and Starling Marte could be trade bait.

With a little less than two weeks before the trade deadline, teams are evaluating their own prospects as much as prospective acquisition targets. It's important to not only understand how good your own organization is, but also the industry perception of your players. It's never easy for a team to send off players they draft, develop and put so much time into, but here are some who might generate more trade value than they are actually worth. These are the prospects for likely buyers whose trade value may never be higher than it is right now.

Cody Buckel, RHP, Double-A Frisco