Like the action on the field, Major League Baseball doesn’t always follow the offseason script outsiders anticipate.

Big-market clubs don’t always make the biggest splashes. And teams we expect to stay silent sometimes emerge as the offseason’s biggest surprises. So as we embark on a winter that could see an unusual number of trades, let’s take a look at which teams could come up with unexpected hot-stove moves.

Could those clubs end up doing the same once the 2017 season ends?

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