4 more Blue Jays players whose jobs are in jeopardy after Cavan Biggio DFA

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Kevin Kiermaier

Kiermaier is not generally labeled as a player on the cusp of a DFA, but he should be. To this point, he's essentially been deadweight on this Blue Jays roster and has largely proved to be a waste of $10.5M, which is not exactly a small amount of money.

Kiermaier, another extremely popular player, was brought back to fill a spot that Daulton Varsho can and should have taken. The 34-year-old has been one of the worst hitters on a Jays team that is full of hitters that are hard to watch, so that's seriously saying something. Through 45 games, Kiermaier is hitting .207 with a .565 OPS and 63 OPS+.

Historically, Kiermaier's value has not been at the plate, but what he can do in center field. However, his standout offensive performance in 2023 raised expectations for what he can do with the bat. Last year, the 12-year veteran had a 104 OPS+, his highest since 2017, and raised nearly every single statistic on his line from what they had been in years past.

Now, he's practically an automatic out. To his credit, he's continued to play a mean center field, but the Blue Jays need offense. Letting Kiermaier go will not come with any long-term financial implications, as he's a pending free agent anyway. Let Varsho slide over to center field and give the majority of at-bats in left field to someone like Nathan Lukes or even Will Robertson, who is not yet on the 40-man roster but could be this year's version of Davis Schneider.