New York Mets spring training camp has reached the halfway point, and prospects are trying to make positive impressions on manager Terry Collins and his coaching staff. Travis d'Arnaud and Zack Wheeler, among others, are exhibiting the skills that show they will have a very bright future in Flushing, N.Y. someday.
Other Mets prospects may be vying to make a final roster spot. Some realize they won't be heading north with the parent club, but they want the Mets' brain trust to consider them for a promotion down the road.
It's all part of the annual ritual of spring training. Everyone is generally optimistic and the organization's prospects know it's their opportunity to shine.
The following is a power ranking of New York's prospects based on their 2013 spring training performance.