Toronto Blue Jays Trying Desperately to Acquire Bullpen Help

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to watch their bullpen struggle night in and night out and general manager Ross Atkins is getting to a breaking point. Trade talks are extremely active and the Jays could pull the trigger on a deal this weekend to get some help for manager Charlie Montoyo. 

The team is currently in contact with the likes of the Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers and Arizona Diamondbacks about some of their arms and it's going to need to happen soon, because it's obvious the frustration of not having enough talent in the 'Pen is wearing on Montoyo and the rest of the team.

The Blue Jays currently sit at 33-34 on the season after the bullpen handed another game to the New York Yankees. The Jays are 8.5 games back in the AL East and within striking distance not only for the division but for the wild card positions as well. 

One move the team is also considering is recalling Nate Pearson and having him come out of the bullpen. It's not ideal for the team as they see Pearson as a long-term starter, but at this point management is getting desperate and Montoyo will take any other option.

They parlay another couple of losses together and their chances of making the playoffs goes way down. The Jays have a ton of young talent in their farm system including infield talent and considering their MLB roster is pretty much set at each position, look for them to pull from this depth and make a move for a closer and a reliever who can pitch in high leverage situations.

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