Re: Would you sign Choo if given a chance
Mets already eyeing Choo?
BARRY MCBRIDE |
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Indians and Reds fans have a lot to be excited about in 2013, with both clubs appearing to be solid playoff contenders, both in second place in their divisions with an eye on first.
In New York, however, Mets fans are already thinking of next year, with the club a moribund 14-17 and already 5.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves.
Part of the issue with the Mets is their outfield, one of the worst in MLB. All of which has the New York Daily News saying that the Mets are already looking hungrily at Reds outfield Shin-Soo Choo:
And so you already hear names that would make sense as Mets next season. One, in particular, I’ve heard multiple times this week is Shin-Soo Choo, the Reds’ center fielder and leadoff hitter, who will be one of the more attractive free-agent outfielders available next winter.
“I’d bet on him being a Met next season,” one major league exec with past ties to GM Sandy Alderson said on Thursday. “He’s a high on-base percentage guy, which is what Sandy wants, and he’s a really good hitter.