Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/3/12
It may be early October but this is the Halloween Roundtable edition. I reached out to friends in the Mets blogosphere recently to ask the following question:What’s the top priority for Sandy Alderson this offseason?These people all do great work and their names are hyperlinked to their blogs so please go ahead and click on them to check out their real stuff.Howard Megdal – Waits with Linus for the Great Pumpkin to appear.It’s got to be the outfield. I don’t see a single person on the roster for 2013 right now that is a starting-caliber major league outfielder. And most teams deploy three of them at a time.John Coppinger – His favorite thing is to greet the trick or treaters with a chainsaw.The top priority is improving the outfield … and it’s not close. At the all-star break the answer would have been the bullpen. But with young lefties like Edgin and Carson, an enigmatic yet talented pitcher such as Parnell, at least you have some pieces to either roll with or trade to get other pieces.
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