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With Steven Matz off the board, the Toronto Blue Jays are reportedly eyeing a former All-Star to bolster their pitching staff this winter.

The Blue Jays are one of a handful of teams interested in Kevin Gausman, according to Jon Morosi.

Toronto had significant interest in Gausman coming into the 2021/22 offseason, a Blue Jays source told Inside the Blue Jays' Mitch Bannon. The Jays had interest last winter, as well, but the 30-year-old right-hander decided to sign a one-year, $18.9 million contract with the San Francisco Giants where he posted a career-best 2.81 ERA in 192 innings and finished sixth in National League Cy Young voting.

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Gausman has also received interest from the Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels, and his former team, the Giants, per Morosi.

The Blue Jays reportedly offered Gausman a three-year deal "in the neighborhood of $40 million" last offseason, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

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