Puma notes that the Mets are looking for someone capable of playing second and shortstop.
Cabrera, 32, started last season with the Mets before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for Franklyn Kilome in July. The switch-hitting Cabrera hit .277/.329/.488 with 23 doubles, 18 homers and 58 RBI last season for the Mets in 98 games. Though he struggled with only a .228/.286/.678 slash line for the Phillies in 49 games.
In two plus seasons for the Mets, Cabrera hit .279/.339/.464 with 85 doubles, 55 home runs, 179 RBI and 5.3 bWAR in 374 games.
Cabrera played 92 games at second base last season, 31 games at shortstop and 22 games at third base. The defensive numbers were not good, with -17 DRS at second, -5 DRS at short and -1 DRS at third base.