MLB Trade Rumors: 8 Blue Jays Who Could Be Dealt at Deadline

While Bo Bichette and Vladimir Geurrero Jr. are the biggest names by far that could be on the trade block for the Toronto Blue Jays this summer if they don't turn things around in a hurry, there's actually a long laundry list of players that could be dealt if the Jays become sellers.

All of the following are either impending free agents after this season, next season or the following year.

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
  • Bo Bichette
  • Justin Turner
  • George Springer
  • Kevin Kiermaier
  • Jordan Romano
  • Yusei Kikuchi
  • Chris Bassitt

It's hard to imagine what kind of product the Jays would be putting on the field without the entire heart of their batting order, their closer and two of their top four starting pitchers. 

Springer is two years away from his bloated $150 million contract expiring, while Guerrero, Bichette, Romano and Bassitt will be free agents after next season, while Turner and Kikuchi are just four months away from the end of their deals and unrestricted free agency. 

With a fire sale like that, there's no doubt that the Blue Jays will be taking the most calls from interested buyers as we get closer to the deadline on July 30th.

Obviously, Vladdy and Bo would bring back the biggest hauls, particularly since they have another year of team control, with Romano very close behind. And while Springer is on this list as a trade candidate, his "team control" would actually act as a deterrent for other clubs, as no one wants to give up very much for an outfielder hitting .207 with a .605 OPS and about $58 million left on his contract for two+ seasons (as of the end of July). 

Toronto is currently sitting dead last in the AL East at 26-29 and 11 games back of first, and are 7.5 games back of a Wild Card spot. 

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