4 ways Billy Eppler can screw up the trade deadline in the last 36 hours

There is still time left for Billy Eppler to potentially screw up what has been a good deadline so far.
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2) Billy Eppler can screw up the NY Mets trade deadline by failing to trade Tommy Pham

This is an obvious one, but since it hasn't happened yet, it must be reiterated. The biggest must-trade now that Robertson is gone, is Tommy Pham.

The Mets signed Pham to a one-year deal to act primarily as a right-handed DH option and as a fourth outfielder. He got off to a slow start in a part-time role, but since playing every day he's taken off.

He's slashing .268/.348/.472 on the season with 10 home runs and 32 RBI. He's tacked on 15 doubles and 11 stolen bases. In a season full of frustration and disappointment, Pham has been one of only a few Mets to exceed expectations.

Pham has an .871 OPS against southpaws this season and has played a solid left field. With there being very few confirmed sellers, he's easily one of the best bats available.

A guy like Mark Canha who is also on a one-year deal should be traded as well, but he's not having the year Pham is having. Pham can get the Mets a decent piece or two even if his injury diminishes his value a bit. Canha should go, Pham must go.