Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/8/12
With so many items on the Mets to-do list this offseason, their longest such list in nearly a decade, you’ll get few arguments that improving the outfield would be paramount after addressing the R.A. Dickey and David Wright situations. The Mets will not be the only team spanning the terrain for available outfielders. Division rivals like Philadelphia have made their intentions well known and usually when Ruben Amaro says he’s going to do something – he actually means it.Phillies beat writer Jim Salisbury took a solid accounting of what outfielders would be a good fit with the Phillies, and I thought I’d do the same for our Amazin’s.Many of these outfielders – check that – all of these outfielders, would be an upgrade over anything the Mets have now on their active roster or in the minors. But that doesn’t mean any of them could be donning a Mets uniform come Opening Day. However for the sake of a lively debate we can still discuss the pros and cons of some of these players.Free-agent Outfield
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