Despite their recent struggles in June, the Toronto Blue Jays still hold the top spot in the American League East and have a 4.5 game lead over the second-place New York Yankees.

While the Blue Jays have looked like a playoff club for the most part this season, there have also been instances where their lack of depth in certain places has been exposed and cost them games. This doesn’t bode well for a team with aspirations to play in October.

With the trade deadline now less than two months away, it’s time for Toronto to start thinking about potential areas of improvement on the roster and shore up those weaknesses.

Let’s take a look at the three biggest issues that Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos needs to address at the trade deadline in order for his team to successfully compete down the stretch.


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