Surprising Non-Moves from the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline

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Surprising Non-Moves from the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline
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Rios remained with the White Sox after the deadline despite several contenders in need of outfield help.

Aside from maybe the deal that sent Ian Kennedy from Arizona to San Diego, there weren't too many surprise trades. The 2013 trade deadline had plenty of surprising non-trades, though.

While several starting pitchers were traded, only a few hitters changed teams. Alfonso Soriano, Alberto Callaspo and Justin Maxwell were the only hitters dealt that are expected to get semi-regular at-bats. (Jose Iglesias could play everyday in Detroit if Jhonny Peralta is suspended.)

And for the high number of relievers that were mentioned over the past several weeks, only a small percentage of them changed teams. That group was highlighted by Francisco Rodriguez, Scott Downs, Matt Thornton, Jose Veras and Jesse Crain. 

As for the surprising non-moves at the trade deadline, here are the top eight.  

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