Monday saw Major League Baseball’s first trades of the waiver period, with former top-100 infield prospect Luis Sardinas traded from Seattle to San Diego in exchange for a player to be named later or cash, per the Mariners, while Atlanta catcher Michael McKenry to Milwaukee for what figures to be a similar return, per the Brewers.

Such is life during the waiver trade window, with the bulk of the deals made involving teams trading expendable pieces in exchange for nothing of significant value. For a refresher on how the whole process works, click here.

With more teams falling out of contention by the day and untimely injuries stretching the rosters of teams still in the playoff hunt, we can expect things to pick up over the next two weeks. What follows are trade ideas based on the latest chatter from the rumor mill.

Keep in mind that these proposed deals are pure speculation. Unless otherwise noted, there’s no indication that any of them have actually been discussed.

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