If Alex Anthopoulos’ time as general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected. This is especially true in trade scenarios. You only have to look back to this time last year when highly-regarded prospect Brett Wallace was surprisingly flipped to Houston in acquiring Anthony Gose, a player on Anthopolous’ wish list for a long time.
Most of the trade speculation so far surrounding the Blue Jays as sellers has centered on their relief pitchers. While the likes of Jason Frasor, Jon Rauch and Octavio Dotel are decent Major League players, they are not likely to get a big-name player or prospect on their own.
With the depth of the Toronto farm system, it might be time to use some of the minor league prospects to net another player who will help their push for the playoffs in the next few years. Here are five players that may help do this.