Yes, it's early on in the 2014 regular season. And, yes, there's still lots of baseball to play—a whole summer, in fact.
But in a big market like New York, team officials are always being looked at through a microscope and every step, every movement, is watched with great intensity. It's just the nature of the beast that is the Big Apple.
For general manager Sandy Alderson and his New York Mets, there are already a number of questions being thrown around in regards to the Mets' potential in the National League and what will become of some of their players.
Here are five tough questions for Alderson and Co. that may or may not be answered any time soon. Nevertheless, they are worth pondering as the season rolls along.