9 Mets players on the 40-man roster who don't deserve a role in 2024

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8) Reed Garrett does not deserve a role on the 2024 NY Mets

Reed Garrett was another waiver claim made by the Mets this season just to try and give them more arms to use. He had a 7.66 ERA in 20 MLB appearances entering this season, and he has a 5.82 ERA in 10 outings with the Mets. He's given the Mets some innings in long relief, but hasn't shown much promise.

Garrett is already 30 years old and the Mets have better arms in the minors they can go to next season if they need depth. Holding onto a guy like Garrett who has been mostly uncompetitive in his 32 MLB appearances would be counterproductive.

9) Vinny Nittoli does not deserve a role on the 2024 NY Mets

Vinny Nittoli actually pitched well in his three appearances with the Mets this season as he allowed just one run in 3.2 innings of work. That's great and all, but he had a 5.73 ERA in a much larger sample at AAA Syracuse and has just six career appearances in the majors under his belt.

Having an inexperienced reliever isn't a problem, but when that reliever is already 32 years of age, it leaves a lot to be desired. The chances of him being a depth arm worth keeping around are slim to none.