Unless the Oakland Athletics produce a magical first half, general manager Billy Beane will sell off assets like Kurt Suzuki and cut duds like Jonny Gomes by the trade deadline.

Beane is widely known for pulling the trigger on blockbuster deals year after year.

With a roster that mirrors a Triple-A affiliate, competing against the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels will be no easy task.

A weak roster and a trade-happy GM? 2012 will be no different from the last five seasons—the A’s will be sellers at the trade deadline.

The question is: Who’s going to spend their last months in green and gold?

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