With the 2012 World Series in our rear view mirror, it's time to start looking at where the MLB free agents for 2013 may end up. The New York Mets are a team that many people will have their eye on as this Hot Stove season kicks into high gear.
Sandy Alderson, the general manager of the Mets, stated in September that the team would be looking to make wholesale changes this offseason. However, with only about $10 million to spend this winter, many fans have tempered their expectations with regards to the caliber of free agents they expect the Mets to be able to sign.
The Mets have many holes to fill, so that $10 million is going to get spread very thin. The Mets will have to get creative, and can't afford to make any mistakes. Many have speculated about who the Mets should go after this offseason. Here is a list of the seven players the Mets should avoid signing in order to minimize any mistakes, and capitalize on their spending.