Terry Collins has the New York Mets playing decent baseball as of late, but there is no denying that the excitement toward the team lies in the stock of prospects that general manager Sandy Alderson presides over.
Youthful arms lead the way, as scouts all over baseball have been talking about what the Mets fanbase has in store once all the arms fully develop.
Positional prospects, on the other hand, are somewhat of a weak point for the organization. There just are not enough impact bats scattered throughout the farm system to home grow an offense.
However, prospects can be used as pawns, and a World Series contender can be built on pitching. Just ask the San Francisco Giants.
Though most will never produce meaningful results for the Mets, there is no shortage of players to evaluate.
The following is a position-by-position breakdown of the Mets standout prospects.