Maybe the Mets will find somebody who is released at the end of spring training, but for now the Mets are looking at platoons in center and right field.
Center will feature Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Collin Cowgill, and right field has Marlon Byrd and Mike Baxter.
Former Cardinal and Rockie Andrew Brown will also get a chance to compete.
None of these candidates, if they played fulltime, could be expected to hit the 20 home runs Scott Hairston did last season.
Any outfield power will come from Lucas Duda. Manager Terry Collins said he’s strong enough to hit 40 homers, but he can’t be projected to hit that many, or even.
Let him hit 20 first.