Looking ahead 1.3 months into the future I see a number of exciting storylines to keep Met fans (even those who have lost heart with the 2013 season already) something to watch. I thought I would get this boulder rolling early so we could get some discussion started about where it might land (and whom it might squash).
The Future Face of the Franchise:
The team is going to be throwing a LOT of weight onto the shoulders of David Wright. He’s the face of the franchise and the last remaining player who you would call a “Star” on the team. Media attention will be directed Wright’s way as the New York Mets are now firmly HIS team.
With that being said, there is a sub-plot to whom that mantle will fall in the future:
Ike Davis, 1B: Can Ike Davis put it all together and have a full season of his best baseball? If he can he’s a Top 5 1B. If he can’t, he’s a .250 hitter who is productive but, like Kevin McReynolds, get’s overlooked.
Matt Harvey, RHP: Matt Harvey had quite a jaw-dr...