Noah Syndergaard captured the MLB headlines when news broke that he inked a deal with the Los Angeles Angels, leaving behind the only Major League team he has ever known in the New York Mets. Now, the Chicago White Sox should be wondering which Mets free agents they can look at.
The Mets have been a disappointment for much of the last decade. After adding some big names such as Francisco Lindor, Marcus Stroman, and Javier Baez, the Mets were expected to be contenders in the National League. Instead, they floundered in the mediocre NL East division. They finished in third place with a 77-85 record, 11.5 games out of first place.
Now, the Mets have some big decisions to make. They have 11 free agents. That collection of names includes some former All-Stars. After being mired in mediocrity, there is a good chance the Mets just throw in the towel and let them walk. If they do try and contend they will not be able to resign all of them.
The Chicago White Sox are trying to put the finishing touches on a World Series contender. They need a new second baseman after trading away Nick Madrigal. They need to patch a hole in the right field after the Nomar Mazara and Adam Eaton acquisitions didn’t pan out. On top of that, they need bullpen help and some possible starting pitching depth.
The Chicago White Sox could use a few different free agents from the New York Mets.
The Mets just so happen to have free agents that could fill any one of those needs. Here are three Mets free agents that the White Sox should consider this offseason: