Far gone are the days of the Mets recklessly spending on big-name players in free agency and trades.
The new Mets are a 'moneyball' team that builds from the farm system and chooses veterans wisely. Some veterans they will keep, and some they will trade or watch walk away.
But just how much is each Met worth?
With only four position players this year projected to make over $1 million, it's hard to complain about any value, but let's look back at players who will likely make a big impact on their 2013 roster. Let's see just how much they made per home run, run batted in and stolen base in 2012.
Check back next week as well when we examine the cost per win, save, and strikeout for the pitching staff.