Blue Jays Podcast: Former Dodgers GM Ned Colletti on the deadline frenzy

Welcome to “Digging In with J.P. Arencibia,” a Yahoo Sports podcast and video series hosted by former Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia and Yahoo Sports Blue Jays reporter Nick Ashbourne.

On this episode

Former Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti has added some major names at the MLB trade deadline, and he takes us behind the scenes on what goes on as the clock ticks closer to the final minute to make a move.

On the show:

  • 02:58 - One of the most exciting times of the season.

  • 05:00 - First impressions of the Marcus Stroman trade / was the move to the Mets a parting shot?

  • 16:50 - What a difference the hard deadline will make.

  • 18:15 - When do trade deadline talks really start?

  • 20:40 - Reading through misinformation from the media.

  • 24:30 - How reliable are prospect lists, who do you trust when it comes to prospect scouting?

  • 29:30 - How a fringe playoff team like the Giants should maneuver.

  • 33:33 - When a GM finds time to sleep during the deadline week.

  • 39:10 - The odd timing of the Bo Bichette promotion.

  • 43:00 - Would you rather: Secret identity or publicly adored hero?

Los Angeles Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti. (Photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

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