It might only be May, but it is never too early to look at MLB trade scenarios. There have already been a few minor deals done this season, but as we get closer to the July 31 deadline, the big names start to become involved in the trade talk.
On this list, we take a look at players who, for a variety of reasons, find themselves in the trade spotlight. Some players have performed well above expectations and suddenly have some unexpected trade value. Others have been terrible in 2011, and it would be best if they were shopped.