7 Blue Jays least likely to be dealt at the trade deadline

With upcoming trade deadline moves expected by the Blue Jays, which players won't be on the move in the process?
Baltimore Orioles v Toronto Blue Jays, Alejandro Kirk, Alek Manoah
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With many teams starting their wheeling and dealing the past few days, the Toronto Blue Jays are bound to join the fray in the upcoming days with hopes to reshape their team with the best possible roster for the playoff run. In doing so, we have created earlier a list of candidates that would most likely be dealt by the Jays at the trade deadline to achieve that goal.

Here, we will now take a look at seven other Blue Jays that will most likely stay in place with the ballclub even after the trade deadline, like it or not.

Ricky Tiedemann

For the Jays’ top prospect Ricky Tiedemann, his 2023 season has unfortunately been derailed so far after suffering a biceps inflammation injury back in early May. Prior to his injury, he had two promising starts at the beginning of the season with the Jays’ Double-A affiliate New Hampshire Fisher Cats, followed by two less than stellar outings leading up to his injury. For the season with the Fisher Cats, he is 0-1 with a 4.97 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, with 23 strikeouts in just 12.2 innings pitched.

The good news is that Tiedemann has recently began his rehab this month and pitched for the FCL Blue Jays in the Florida Complex League for the first time in over two months on July 21, as he went two scoreless innings with three strikeouts. This week, he has been transferred up to Single-A Dunedin as he made his second rehab start this past Saturday. This time, he went three scoreless innings with one walk and six strikeouts, as things appear to be progressing swiftly in the right direction.

Tiedemann still represents one of the best starting pitching prospects the Blue Jays have in their system, and with their current lack of starting pitching depth, they certainly should avoid including him in any trade talks at all to preserve his potential impactful future with the ballclub.