After finalizing the R.A. Dickey trade earlier in the week with the Blue Jays-which brought in uber prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard-the Mets will now look to continue its facelift this offseason by addressing other needs-most notably the outfield.
So, where do the Mets turn to now? How do they go about upgrading the talent level for 2013 while also striving to remain committed towards building for the long-term?
Moreover, how do the Mets go about upgrading the outfield, which is in need of an overhaul?
Since the Mets received no outfield help from their biggest trading chip in Dickey (although they got there catcher of the future), the Mets will likely go to the free-agent route to upgrade their outfield corps.
Well, for starters the Mets made a minor move earlier in the week by acquiring the services of Collin Cowgill (traded for Jefry Marte) from the A’s. Cowgill is an uninspiring right-handed outfielder with not much of a track record. While, it’s great to nab a y...