Terry Collins and David Wright are promoting "being prepared" as to how the Mets will compete with the likes of the Philadelphia Phillies. Given the current payroll, the killer contracts of Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo and holding prospects that are dear to the team, options are few right now.
There may be a few "diamonds in the rough" that may keep us in the running in the NL East. Here are 10 possible acquisitions that may fit the bill, help with the better preparation and are economically feasible for this year. In 2012 there will be more cash flow for better options.