Predicting how many games these 4 Mets prospects will play in 2023

Mar 19, 2023; Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA; New York Mets third baseman Brett Baty (22) jumps into
Mar 19, 2023; Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA; New York Mets third baseman Brett Baty (22) jumps into / Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports
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2023 is World Series or bust for the New York Mets. Steve Cohen and Billy Eppler have assembled a team full of star players, putting pressure on the entire Mets organization to deliver.

On every championship team, young players, many of which are rookies, have big seasons. The Mets have multiple rookies who are ready to make a major impact when they get called up to the show, and could become the reasons the Mets snap their lengthy World Series drought.

Here is a prediction of how many games each of the Mets top prospects will play in 2023.

1) NY Mets prospect: Brett Baty

The young Mets third baseman will play at least 100 games this season. Baty is having an awesome offensive and defensive spring for the Mets, but It seems unlikely that he will be included on the opening-day roster.

Baty's main competition for the third base job, Eduardo Escobar, carried the Mets lineup down the stretch of the 2022 season. Escobar was the National League Player of the Month in September 2022, hitting .333/.383/.619 with 8 home runs and 24 RBI.

Escobar really struggled for the first five months of the 2022 season, and if that happens again, Baty will be given a chance. When the Mets demoted Dom Smith and waived Robinson Cano last season, the organization sent a message to their players that it doesn't matter how much you are getting paid or how long you have been on the team, the best nine guys will play.

Baty has all the necessary tools to be an MLB everyday third baseman, and will force the Mets to give him the majority of the workload, after he dominates Triple-A pitching to start the season.