With three of the first 33 picks in the draft, the Mets could infuse some young talent into their system in a hurry.
Now you see them, now you don't. In a matter of months, the Mets have gone from World Series hopefuls to afterthoughts.
With Tom Glavine's career with the Mets almost certainly over and the health of Pedro Martinez a question mark, New York will need to address its rotation heading into 2008.
If the tempest really has run its course, the remainder of the Mets' regular-season schedule looks like a layup.
Nobody misses Pedro more than Tom Glavine, whose march to 300 hasn't been easy without the charismatic ace.
With one impressive start after another, Oliver Perez is quickly turning into one of the National League's premier lefties.
Jose Reyes used to get himself out at the plate, but now the Mets' shortstop has become much more efficient at harassing opposing teams.
The Mets still believe Tom Glavine's coming back, but the fact that he's moving so slowly has forced them to contemplate Plan B.
The Dodgers send Greg Maddux to the mound for Game 3, hoping the 40-year-old right-hander's "plan" can stymie the Mets' offense.
In the final Subway Series of the season, the Mets have the chance to take hold of the big city, writes Bob Klapisch.
Mike Mussina tops a short list of veterans who are doing quite well this year after being somewhat down in recent seasons.
The Mets will have a clearer vision of the summer ahead -- and GM Omar Minaya's shopping needs -- in the next two weeks.
Pedro Martinez describes it as background pain. But it hurts just enough to keep him from pushing off, writes Bob Klapisch.
It was a tumultuous first week of the season for Willie Randolph, but never once did he show signs of panicking.
With the season drawing closer, the Mets can only hope Kaz Ishii is a help rather than a hindrance.
After a season of despair in 2003, Tom Glavine is back and at the top of his game for the Mets.