5 Hot MLB Prospects Turning Themselves into Coveted Trade Bait

It’s late May, which means that although the first quarter of the season is complete, the July 31 trade deadline is still a good two full months away.

While the latter part means there likely won’t be any major deals coming for several weeks still, it’s never too early to start speculating about potential trade chips.

In this case, the focus is on a handful of prospects whose strong starts to 2015 have turned them into intriguing, coveted pieces whom contending clubs might dangle to land an in-season upgrade to fill a need or address an injury.

Because promising prospects are very valuable currency on the trade market.

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