Mets still looking to trade for an outfielder

By Danny Abriano
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Sep 26, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on the field with mascot Mr. Met before a game against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

With less than 48 hours to go until the non-waiver trade deadline, the New York Mets are still attempting to acquire an outfielder, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

Heyman implies that of the players available, Gerardo Parra, BJ Upton, and Jay Bruce are ones the Mets have definite interest in, and notes that Marlon Byrd is likely a fallback option at this point.

Late Wednesday afternoon, it was reported that the Tigers have done an about-face and are now in sell-mode, meaning that Yoenis Cespedes is now available.

So, who could the Mets snag between now and the deadline? And who should be the highest on their list?

Listed in order of what the Mets’ preference should be…

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