Jun 3, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; New York Mets catcher James McCann (33) is greeted at the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports
The trade deadline is still weeks away and the New York Mets are sitting in a spot where we all expect them to be buyers. They are right in the thick of the postseason race in a division with multiple underperformers.
When the trade deadline rolls around each year, those teams hoping to play deep into October have an opportunity to add to the roster and make a stronger push.