8 players who are entering their last month with the Blue Jays

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9 Blue Jays who are entering their final month on the team

Chris Bassitt

Right in the middle of the second of a three-year contract, Bassitt has been as advertised for the Blue Jays. The right-hander has eaten a ton of innings and kept most of them competitive. He rarely ever receives enough run support, though, which is why you'll see him go seven or eight innings of one-run ball and end up with a loss.

Bassitt, 35, has an extra year of control beyond the current one, and there's a need around the league for reliable starting pitching. There's a high probability that the Jays' front office is already receiving its fair share of calls on the 10-year veteran, because he is the complete package when talking about starting pitching.

Through 51 starts as a Blue Jay, Bassitt has a 3.54 ERA, 4.10 FIP and 119 ERA+, all solid numbers. He's remained true to his norm, sitting right at 8.3 K/9 (which is exactly what he had in one year on the Mets and six for the A's), and he's been close to his normal output in hits, home runs and walks allowed as well.

Point being, you know what you're getting when you trade for Chris Bassitt. He's a solid and dependable veteran presence who has experience in all sorts of different in-game situations. He's a no nonsense bulldog on the mound and there are going to be a ton of teams interested, especially because he's more than a pure rental piece.