Stock Watch: Where all 30 teams stand for 2021 and beyond after epic MLB trade deadline

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Wow. That was some MLB trade deadline week. It was a whirling dervish of baseball transactions. A hardball bazaar. Something that should have been narrated by Crazy Eddie.

According to the transaction logs at MLB.com, there were 122 trades this season between Opening Day and Friday's July 30 deadline. Forty-two of those took place on the last three days of this season's trade window.

For some context, here's the best possible 26-player roster you can construct among players traded since the start of the season, using fWAR as the deciding metric:

Starting lineup
Adam Frazier (LF, 2.7 fWAR)
Trea Turner (SS, 4.2)
Kris Bryant (3B, 2.8)
Nelson Cruz (DH, 1.7)
Anthony Rizzo (1B, 1.5)
Starling Marte (CF, 3.3)
Joey Gallo (RF, 3.3)
Willy Adames (2B, 3.1)
Yan Gomes (C, 1.1)

Eduardo Escobar (2.1)
Javier Baez (2.0)
Myles Straw (2.0)
Kyle Schwarber (1.7)
Keibert Ruiz (0.0)

Starting rotation
Jose Berrios (2.3)
Max Scherzer (2.1)
Kyle Gibson (1.8)
Andrew Heaney (1.5)
Tyler Anderson (1.4)

Craig Kimbrel (Closer, 2.1)
Richard Rodriguez (1.3)
Andrew Chafin (1.0)
Kendall Graveman (1.0)
Daniel Hudson (1.0)
Ryan Tepera (0.8)
Phil Maton (0.6)

Total fWAR: 48.4

That's a heck of a team! And the only one of those players who was traded before July 22 was Adames, who moved from Tampa Bay to Milwaukee on May 21.

Needless to say, a lot of talented faces headed for new places in a short period time. Which, obviously, makes this a perfect time to take stock.

Let's see how the new pecking order stacks up with the trade deadline dust storm that's just starting to settle.