The New York Mets fell just short of the ultimate prize, but it’s never too early to forecast important decisions looming this winter.
Yes, it’s probably going to take some time to get over the New York Mets crushing end to an exhilarating season. However, it’s definitely acceptable to start fueling your excitement for 2016. The Mets will have plenty of impactful decisions to make in the coming weeks.
Free agency is officially under way, qualifying offers will be extended soon, arbitration/non tender candidates need to be sorted out, and the winter meetings are just over a month away. The Mets just provided their fans with one of the most eventful seasons in franchise history. Expectations will be raised, excitement will be heightened, and the fan base will be as hungry as ever to return to the Fall Classic.
Who will the Mets sign (or re-sign), trade, or tender? How many new faces will we see on opening day? There’s plenty to discuss, so let’s take a look at the top 5 offseason moves Sandy Alderson and company might make.