Davis Schneider broke into the big leagues in style in 2023, boasting home run numbers that some have even compared with Babe Ruth. However exaggerated some of the comparisons may be, Schneider is the real deal and he's shown in his limited MLB experience that he's capable of handling himself on the big stage. Schneider's primary role is either at second base or DH, but the lineup spot that IKF will command is going to deplete his playing time that much more. He only managed to find himself in 35 games in 2023 due to the big-league veteran presences of Biggio, Espinal, Ernie Clement, and Brandon Belt taking up his potential playing spots.
While Schneider's only had a cup of tea at the big league level, his trade value is probably higher now than it might ever be. The flowering breakout prospect certainly commands a high amount of value, and Schneider's ability to hammer baseballs while playing a prime position at second base gives him a very useful skillset to any of the 29 MLB teams that might be looking for someone. That alongside his well-coiffed moustache makes him a prime trade chip going forward.
Schneider took MLB by storm in his first few weeks as a big leaguer, notably with his home run ability. Homers weren't necessarily a scarce thing for the Blue Jays in 2023, but they were certainly welcome from a prospect who previously hadn't been on many fans' radars. It can be expected that if the Blue Jays are indeed interested in shopping around Davis Schneider, it is more likely to happen this offseason than any other. He could help Toronto fetch high-value talent while simultaneously improving the team he joins, and it wouldn't be surprising to hear his name in headlines for years to come regardless of what happens.