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New York Mets

Future Success

by Julian Atienza, JT Mercurio

Former Met Howard Johnson watches Brandon Nimmo's BP

The Futures Game should not be dismissed as a game of young flash-in-the-pan players. Many faces of MLB franchises have graduated from the Futures Game, their first step into stardom. Met captain David Wright and the Yankees best hitter Robinson Cano both played in 2004. This year the Mets had two players on the U.S. team and one on the World team and the Yankees were represented by one player on the World squad. Here’s a brief look at who might be the next studs in the Big Apple.

Could the Mets be Buyers This Year?

by Mike Watts

Flickr :: cgespino

When the Mets have made trades recently, it hasn't been to build the major league roster. Instead, the Mets have tried to build their farm system by selling off their best pieces to the highest bidder. That trend may change sooner rather than later.