Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo preview the 2022 MLB Trade Deadline on Episode 17 of The Mets Pod! The guys welcome SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino to the show, as they look ahead to what should be an active time for the Mets as the team seeks to upgrade the roster before the Aug. 2nd deadline. The crew covers Juan Soto, Willson Contreras, Trey Mancini, J.D. Martinez and all the options to upgrade the offense.
Andy also sheds some light on the Mets’ strategy to improve the bullpen, potential deals including Dom Smith and J.D. Davis, and long-term plans for the starting rotation. Later in the show, Connor and Joe break down the Daniel Vogelbach trade, losing Colin Holderman, and some additional trade options for the Mets moving forward. Finally, the show wraps with the Mailbag, which brings questions about possible mid-tier prospects to trade and the current development status of top-level prospects Mark Vientos and Brett Baty.