Blue Jays should look at these under the radar relief trade options

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Much as been made about the Jays need for bullpen help this offseason, and with many of the bigger name free agent relievers getting money the Jays don’t have, or are unwilling to spend, acquiring bullpen help looks as though it might happen through trade.

The names below aren’t guys that will solve all the problems in the back end of the bullpen, or offer a proven closer, but they present options that could potentially provide a useful reliever.

Alex Anthopoulos has shown in the past that he likes to go after under the radar options through trade, waiver claims and free agency. Below are some options that could be of interest to the Jays. I’m in no position to be speculating on the asking price of any particular target, instead I’m simply looking at trade targets that I find intriguing, and that could be of use to the Jays bullpen.

Targets like this quartet of arms.

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