The bulk of trade activity around Major League Baseball goes down before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, but there is still time for players to be dealt in August and still make an impact on the stretch run and on into the postseason.

Teams will have until the end of the month to acquire players either via a waiver claim or a straight trade for someone who has already cleared waivers earlier this month.

The trade market is fairly thin at this point, but there are still a handful of players out there who could make a legitimate impact down the stretch.

Here is a look at five possible last-minute waiver trade candidates who could wind up being steals for a contender looking to improve its roster.

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