The magical 2012 season for the New York Mets has come to a screeching halt.
New York has stumbled out of the gate after the All-Star break as they have lost nine out of 10 games and are under .500 with a 47-49 record.
All the talk about making a push for the playoffs has stopped and now any moves addressing the roster will probably be made from within instead of acquiring pieces from other clubs.
One move that signifies this notion is the promotion of prospect Matt Harvey who is expected to make his first major league start Thursday against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
With the Mets virtually out of the race, they need to find out what they have in their top prospects.
Harvey's call-up signifies the new plan they have for the season. Look for Zach Wheeler, another top pitching prospect, to get his big league opportunity soon.
Here are some ways that these two pitchers can help the struggling Mets in 2012.