What Jeff Passan is hearing as the MLB trade deadline approaches -- pitching edition

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

We started the week before the MLB trade deadline by examining which hitters are most likely to move before 6 p.m. strikes on Aug. 2. Now, it's time to look at the pitchers most likely to be available.

Here are the players and teams you need to know and the latest news on who could be going where, starting with an ace who just so happens to also be one of the best hitters in the entire sport.