As the 2013 New York Mets limp toward the conclusion of their fifth straight losing campaign, the organization will look toward better days ahead.

With David Wright signed to a long-term deal, former top prospects like Zack Wheeler and Travis d’Arnaud forming the nucleus of their September roster and National League All-Star starter Matt Harvey on the mend due to arm trouble, reinforcements are needed to add to the puzzle in Queens for 2014 and beyond.

This coming winter, the franchise has promised to spend money on veteran talent, but if the Mets are going to surprise in 2014 or 2015, they’ll need a surge of talent to explode through their minor league system.

With the 2013 minor league year in the books, here’s a ranking of the top 10 prospects in the New York Mets’ system.

Before long, some—if not many—of these players will become household names in Queens.

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