As the Toronto Blue Jays searched for talent before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, they considered more than 600 players.
The August trade market isn’t typically so active, but it still provides general managers with a chance to tinker. Not surprisingly, Ross Atkins said Monday that he expects to be among those following the waiver activity in the weeks ahead.
Complicating matters is the fact that players have to be placed on waivers to be traded after July 31. Once on waivers,…