5 Mets DH options to sign in free agency not named Shohei Ohtani

Adding another proven bat should be a priority for the Mets.
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4) NY Mets DH option to pursue in free agency: Teoscar Hernandez

Teoscar Hernandez is one of baseball's most consistent power hitters that doesn't get a ton of recognition. He's knocked at least 25 home runs in each of the last four full seasons played, winning two Silver Sluggers in the process.

The Blue Jays made the surprising decision to move on from Hernandez this past offseason, sending him to Seattle in a trade. It took a while for the 30-year-old to adjust, but he's had a really strong second half and has been a huge reason Seattle has fought their way back into the postseason race.

His full-season stats appear to be rock-solid. He's slashing .262/.310/.444 with 25 home runs and 90 RBI. You'd like for his OBP and OPS to be a tick higher, but that kind of run production would really help this Mets lineup.

Hernandez has been more of an outfielder than a regular DH, but he's historically been a poor defender despite a much better defensive season this year. He's younger than most of the other quality options as he'll be entering his age 31 season, and would be a good fit.