The New York Mets came into the 2021 spring training in the aftermath of one of the most eventful winters in franchise history.
One of the biggest events in the history of the team occurred when minority Steve Cohen purchased a majority share in the Mets, and following this, they acquired All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor in a blockbuster trade.
The Mets also made several other big moves to round out that team, such as signing free agents Marcus Stroman, Trevor May and Taijuan Walker.
While the Mets do have one of the most competitive teams in recent memory, they do still have a few holes left in it, such as it’s bench and bullpen.
The Mets do have a good mix of players on the 40-man roster who could fill those spots, consisting of both minor league talent and major league talent who are currently on the bubble.
In addition to those, there are several non-roster spring training invitees who have performed very nicely for the Mets this Spring Training.
Seeing as there are a few spots left open on the team, either due to an unexpected injury or simply from opening up a spot to competition, it makes sense that each player in camp be considered for the role.
Regarding the non-roster spring training invitees, a select few have fought their way into that conversation and if they continue to perform well, one or two of them stand a good shot of breaking camp with the Mets for opening day.
Here are 4 non-roster invitees would could make the Mets’ opening day team: