10 best Mets trade targets they should go after even if they decide to sell

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7) The Mets could acquire a solid reliever from the Chicago White Sox to help compete this year and next

The Chicago White Sox options keep coming. Within the organization's relief pitching staff, Kendall Graveman emerges as a solid option for any bullpen seeking for help in a high-leverage situation.

Graveman is having a better season this 2023 than what was shown last year. His contract is worth $8 million this season and $8 million guaranteed for 2024, plus incentives.

Graveman's success this year has been the location of his main pitch, the sinker, and making greater use of his fastball. The White Sox reliever has increased the use of his fastball, thus decreasing his change-up, which has been positive. The opposition is hitting below .050 on their fastball so far this season.

Due to his performance and contract, Graveman is one of the White Sox options that won't come cheap. Graveman could have a cost of MLB-ready prospects somewhere in the top 10 to 15.

The Mets could get creative on this part and include Lance Lynn as part of the trade, which is the most expensive contract for the White Sox this season. With this kind of approach, the Mets could get rotation and bullpen help for this season and next, taking advantage of the availability of resources that Steve Cohen provides.