3 Blue Jays players who won't survive the trade deadline

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RHP Adam Cimber

It feels wrong to beat up on a guy while he's down, but we should all cross our fingers that Adam Cimber has already thrown his last pitch in a Blue Jays uniform. The submariner is currently on the 15-day injured list for the second time this season; this time with an impingement in his right shoulder.

After being a dominant force in the middle of the Blue Jays' bullpen last year, the wheels have fallen off for Cimber in 2023. His 77 appearances in 2022 led the majors and he was a legitimate weapon that the club could use in any situation and rely on to keep the offense in the game.

In 22 appearances this year, Cimber has a 7.40 ERA, 7.49 FIP and 57 ERA+. He has been one of the more untrustworthy arms on the Jays' pitching staff and is really just a liability at this point. It's worth asking the question of whether his injuries have held him back this year, but even if that is the case, it's time to move on.

The 32-year-old is not set to hit free agency until the conclusion of next year, but the Blue Jays will have the ability to non-tender him this offseason, which feels like the best way to go as of right now.