5 Mets free agent targets they passed on last year that they should sign this winter

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5) Adam Duvall

Last offseason, the Mets were searching for a fourth outfielder that could also platoon with DH Daniel Vogelbach if need be. Adam Duvall was one of the players they targeted before the veteran outfielder found an everyday role in Boston. The Mets settled on Pham and got good results, but Duvall still had an impressive year when healthy in Beantown.

The 35-year-old smacked 21 home runs in just 92 games and 320 at-bats this season. He's hit as many as 38 home runs in a season in his career, and that happened just two years ago. He's an incredibly streaky hitter that strikes out a lot, but when he gets going, he can hit a ton of home runs in bunches.

A Duvall signing would not only give the Mets more power, but it'd give them some added versatility. He can play all three outfield positions, including center field which is rare for a player with this much power.

Duvall can be a fit in a couple of places for the Mets. He can fill in as the team's primary left fielder, and can also get a bulk of the DH at-bats. WIth how weak the free agency class is, going for a short-term deal with Duvall might make more financial sense than going for a longer-term deal with players like Teoscar Hernandez or Lourdes Gurriel Jr. who could both receive some massive contracts.