MLB rumors: Yankees’ Joe Gallo has attracted interest from three teams. Focus comes to Frankie Montas market

The deadline for MLB 2022 trades is 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 2, so teams now have less than 72 hours to meet their needs and improve their extended rosters. We’ve already seen quite a few big names traded in and certainly more deals are on the way. Here are the Sunday trade deadline rumors.

Montas market focused on three teams

Frankie Montas athletics market focuses on Blue Jays, Twins and Yankees, According to MLB.com. Now that Luis Castillo is a sailor, Montas is the best available writer on Deadline. He has not shown any ill effects from the shoulder problem that kept him out earlier this month, and will remain under the team’s control as a player eligible to referee in 2023.

The twins need more of a start than the Blue Jays and Yankees, although all three teams can use another arm. The Reds secured two top odds and two minor pieces in the Castillo deal, setting the market for Montas, who provides the same team control. A’s sells and cuts salaries. It’s a question of when Montas will trade, not if.

Phyllis is looking for a writer

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The Phillies are in the market for a starting shooter, specifically someone who can start a post-season game, Sports Reports. They’re in Angels righty Noah Syndergaard and Reds righty Tyler Mahle, as well as Pirates Jose Quintana. The Phillies are said to prefer a pitcher under control after 2022. That goes for Mahley, but not Sandergaard or Quintana. They are rentals.

Philadelphia is on top of the rotation with Zach Wheeler and Aaron Nola. Zach Eflin has been dealing with an ongoing knee injury, and the team will have to monitor Ranger Suárez’s workload until the end. Dave Dombrowski, Head of Baseball Operations, is never shy about trading prospects. If he wants a start, he’d like to get a head start before the Tuesday deadline.

Giants are open for sale

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The struggling giants are open to selling and are willing to discuss with anyone on their list other than Logan Webb, Reports New York Post. Outfieler players Joc Pederson, who is currently on the concussion list, and leftist Carlos Rodon are the club’s biggest trading chips. Teams will undoubtedly come to call Mike Jastrzemsky and Austin Slater as well.

The potential availability of Rodon would set another high-end start in its trade market We have already seen Luis Castillo dealing with sailors. The veteran left could pull out of his contract after the season, so he’s likely to be rented, but he’s also a squad builder who can control even great squads on his best days. Southpaw could land in San Francisco a real nice prospect package.

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The Brewers, Padres and Rays among teams interested in Yankees player Joey Gallo, reports say USA Today. All three clubs were interested in Gallo’s last trade date, when he was handed out to New York. Gallo struggled hard with the Yankees and Andrew Benintende’s latest addition He makes sure he plays elsewhere after Tuesday’s trading deadline.

These three clubs interested in Gallo all need to attack, especially on the field, and that includes Tampa even then Acquire David Peralta from Diamondbacks on Saturday. The Yankees can expect little more than a paycheck and/or marginal prospect for Gallo at this point, and it looks like at least some teams are ready to roll the dice on Homer’s bat three times.

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The Cardinals held trade talks with the Astros involving right-hander Jake Odorizi, according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis also considered Red Sox righty Nathan Evaldi and Angels righty Noah Syndergaard, although it is not known if they had commercial discussions about the impending free agents. The Cardinals clearly want – and need – rotation assistance.

Houston is one of the few contenders that has enough turning depth to eliminate the starter. They currently have six starting players (Odorese, Christian Javier, Luis Garcia, Jose Urquidi, Framber Valdez, Justin Verlander), as well as Lance McCullers Jr. on the verge of returning from a flexor injury. The Astros are looking for a focused player in the trade deadline more than anything else.

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