The MLB trade deadline is less than two months away, so we know many GMs around the league are thinking about whether they'll be buying or selling.
There are surprises every year leading up to the trade deadline—often players everyone assumes are safe end up getting moved for any number of reasons.
Some teams need pitching, while others are in need of some power bats. Either way, there will be a move made that no one expects.
Here are five surprising players who could be moved before the 2011 MLB trade deadline.