In their 49-year history, the New York Mets have had some success in developing minor league prospects. Though many of these players went on to play for other teams, the Mets still did their job of ensuring these players were as Major League-ready as possible.

Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Jose Reyes and David Wright all were drafted by the team and made an immediate impact for the big club.

Though the current Mets roster is full of veterans, some prospects may be expected to contribute on the big-league level at some point this season. With the way the injury bug has plagued this club the past few years, we may see these prospects sooner rather than later.

Even if there’s no place for them on the Mets roster, these prospects can be used as trade bait to acquire a proven player.

Here are the top 25 New York Mets prospects.

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