Summer is the worst time for fantasy baseball players to take a vacation.

After watching the standings experience daily seismic shifts early in the season, some clarity will now form. A team staring at fourth place for the past three weeks now knows playing the waiting game won’t get the job done.

Besides, baseball is now the only game in town with the NBA and NHL entering offseason mode. Fantasy football draft preparation can wait a while longer.

So as everyone else fires up the grill or hits the beach, start crafting some trade offers before it’s too late. To inspire the creative juices, here are three players worth targeting for a bargain and three others to jettison before their stock crashes.

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