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Blue Jays still looking at pitching upgrades, per source

The team is likely looking at Jon Niese and Andrew Cashner, according to a source.

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Despite already acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and David Price already this week, the Blue Jays don't appear to be done. According to an organizational source, the team is "still looking" at options on the trade market, with both rotation and bullpen options on the table.

Two options that the Jays could look at are Padres' righty Andrew Cashner and Mets' lefty Jon Niese, according to a source. Cashner is known to be on the trade market, while Niese may stay with the Mets through Friday's deadline. The Jays' interest in Niese is described to me as "mild".

Toronto's rotation now consists of Price, Drew Hutchison, R.A. Dickey, Mark Buehrle and Marco Estrada, leaving room for improvement opposite an explosive offense that was reinforced with the addition of Tulowitzki earlier this week. The Jays have traded potential future starters Daniel Norris, Miguel Castro, Matt Boyd and Jeff Hoffman in their blockbusters this week, meaning they could look to obtain a controllable starter like Cashner or Niese.