Where do the Blue Jays turn if they miss out on Ray and Gausman?

Obviously the idea of bringing Ray back to Toronto is still on the table, and I imagine the same would apply to Kevin Gausman, who is another front-end starter that remains available as of this writing.

Other rotation options could include Nate Pearson, Ross Stripling, and more, but an ace calibre arm like Ray would go a long way in helping the Blue Jays reach the postseason, which they missed by just one game in 2021.

However, it’s not hard to see that the market for starting pitching is starting to shrink, and there are still plenty of teams on the lookout for upgrades in that area.

And because of that possibility, I thought I’d take a quick look at the options that could exist beyond the top two starters on the free agent market.

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