As the New York Mets embark on the final month of the 2013 season, a few things are quite clear: This year will likely mark the fifth straight losing campaign in Flushing, long-term positions aren’t filled across the diamond, and, with Matt Harvey’s 2014 in jeopardy, thoughts of competing next year have been shelved.

While it feels like more doom and gloom in Queens, NY, there are reasons to watch this baseball team in September.

No, I won’t advise anyone on how to spend their money, especially in the aftermath of the Marlon Byrd t-shirt night fiasco, but, the Mets still should be appointment viewing for television or radio fans of New York’s National League baseball team.


Let’s dive into seven important variables that require September attention.

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