There are only a few weeks before the 2012 regular season ends and the New York Mets can forget the misery they endured. The Mets have been out of the playoff race for quite some time now, and some of the offseason process has already begun.
The club has been showcasing some of their prospects and evaluating their potential for the future. Along with that, the Mets should already have most of the homework done on the free agent market.
Everyone knows the Mets' financial issues will hold them back and keep them from spending large amounts of money, so general manager Sandy Alderson really has to put in extra time to evaluate and make sure all his moves fit within the organization.
Since this impending free agent market is not exactly one to write home about, the job of finding players will be even more difficult.
Here are seven players the Mets should at the very least take a look at this offseason...
**Note: Free agent list courtesy of spotrac.com