As the Mets move towards the 2014 season, the front office will have to determine how to create the best team possible with what they have and any other outside upgrades who could help the cause.
One important aspect of putting a team together is the development of minor league prospects.
After a player gets drafted out of high school, college or internationally, he will go to one of the lower levels of the minor leagues. After that, it could take a few years or more to get into the major leagues.
And even then, making the major leagues is not necessarily a guarantee in itself.
The Mets have developed an improved minor league system in recent time, and a few of their top prospects could be ready for the major leagues in 2014.
Let's see which prospects have the best chances to shine next season.