5 New York Mets Players Who Could Win A Postseason Award In 2014

5 New York Mets Players Who Could Win A Postseason Award In 2014

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With the 2014 MLB season just getting underway, we’re a long way away from postseason awards being handed out -- but it never hurts to speculate. It’s hard to believe since they’re not expected to be one of the top teams in baseball this year, but the New York Mets could have some players in the running for some postseason hardware. Here are five Mets with a chance to win a postseason award in 2014.

5. Travis d'Arnaud, Rookie of the Year

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5. Travis d'Arnaud, Rookie of the Year

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If d'Arnaud can stay healthy and play up to his potential this season, he'll not only end up helping the Mets but he'll also be a leading candidate to win Rookie of the Year.

4. Juan Lagares, Gold Glove

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4. Juan Lagares, Gold Glove

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It was a crime when Lagares wasn't even a finalist for the Gold Glove last year, but as long as he plays on a regular basis this season he should be considered the front-runner for the award. He's a brilliant defensive player.

3. Zack Wheeler, Cy Young

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3. Zack Wheeler, Cy Young

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Wheeler hasn't been talked about a lot this spring, but he has the stuff to be one of the best pitchers in the National League. With Clayton Kershaw out due to injury, the Cy Young race is wide open, and if Wheeler can continue to improve in his first full season, he could become a contender for the award.

2. Ike Davis, Comeback Player

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2. Ike Davis, Comeback Player

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He has a long way to go, but if Davis has a bounce back season with 30 home runs and 100 RBIs he'd be a great candidate for comeback player of the year. It's unlikely to happen, but Davis' terrible 2013 season at least puts him in position to win comeback player of the year.

1. David Wright, MVP

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1. David Wright, MVP

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If the Mets go anywhere this season, it'll be because Wright has an MVP caliber season. He's had a good start to the season and has a little more protection in the lineup this year, putting him in position to have a great season in the prime of his career.

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