Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/25/13
Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never is, but always to be blessed: The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come. – Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man 2013 is winding down.  The Mets have proven things this year to their fans and rivals: Matt Harvey is an Ace The Met’s have a wealth of internal pitching talent David Wright can be a leader Marlon Byrd had something left in the tank NEVER expect a game to last only 9 innings With 2014 on the horizon there are some considerable questions to answer: Will the Mets spend on Free Agents (and risk draft picks in compensation)? How can you fit Wilmer Flores into the lineup with a healthy David Wright? What the heck happened to the Ike Davis we all fell in love with? Is Terry Collins worth an extension? Can the Met farm system develop a single MLB level outfielder? The thing that I’d like everyone to look at instead is the names of some Met prospects who might factor into 2014’s success.  Hope...
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