The New York Mets will field a team in 2013 that looks very similar to that of last season's team which won 74 games.
The biggest difference, of course, will be the absence of reigning NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey, and the presence of Travis d'Arnaud and John Buck behind the plate—assuming the club can workout an extension with the right-handed pitcher.
In terms of power hitters, the Mets will be very thin, unless they are able to pull off a surprise trade for a legitimate power threat.
The team will be very dependent on David Wright, Lucas Duda and Ike Davis providing the pop in the middle of the order, with Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy and Kirk Nieuwenhuis setting the table.
There are still a few pieces that must be put into place, mainly whether they will re-sign Scott Hairston.