Pineda performed well for the Minnesota Twins during the 2019 season but received a 60-game punishment in early September for using a banned substance. The 30-year-old authored a 4.01 ERA and 4.02 FIP over 26 starts.
Starting pitching was a major issue for the Blue Jays last season. Their rotation ranked 24th in WAR, according to FanGraphs.
Toronto's current options for its 2020 rotation include Trent Thornton, Jacob Waguespack, Chase Anderson, Matt Shoemaker, Anthony Kay, Ryan Borucki, and T.J. Zeuch.