Mets power rankings: 5 most important free agent fits

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5) NY Mets Power Ranking: Free agent outfielder Adam Duvall

If the Mets are simply looking for another bat off the bench that can fill a role as a fourth outfielder they can look no further than former Atlanta Brave Adam Duvall. While Duvall would provide a power threat for the Mets, similar to Daniel Vogelbach, Duvall can also play all three outfield positions and could provide Manager Buck Showalter with some positional flexibility.

While the 34-year-old Duvall didn't have the prettiest slash line last season at .213/.276/.401, you would be investing in Duvall's raw power. In 86 games for the Braves, he had hit 12 home runs to go along with 61 RBIs and 16 doubles. If the Mets are looking for a "cheaper" alternative to shore up their bench with a bit of pop Duvall may be one of the best options on the current market.

A Gold Glove Award winner in 2021 with the Braves as well as the National League RBI leader, Duvall's market most likely won't take shape until the back end of the offseason as many clubs are still exploring many of the top-end players left on the market. Currently, there has not been much known public interest by other organizations in Duvall's services, but I would expect teams to start poking around his market after the New Year holiday.

The Mets will have many options outside of Carlos Correa to upgrade their bench and designated hitter position if they aren't looking to make another giant splash move. While I'm all for the splash moves, I hope some of these three options as well as the two bullpen arms shed some light on the direction the Mets should move the rest of the winter.

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