Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 New York Mets To Draft In 2015

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Sep 27, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda (21) and teammates celebrate his two run walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. New York Mets won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

With the MLB ready to kick off their season with Opening Night in just eight days, that also means fantasy baseball season is right around the corner. With just about a week left, people have their final cheat sheets and preseason rankings filled out in hopes of selecting the perfect team that will lead to a fantasy baseball championship in September.

One team to keep an eye on in fantasy baseball drafts are members of the New York Mets. The Mets have high aspirations heading into the regular season, and with some of the additions they made they could challenge for a playoff spot in the NL. Those additions made them a stronger team, which makes for good fantasy baseball targets.

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In the fantasy baseball world, the Mets are usually overlooked and undervalued. Basically a small-market team in a big market, people ignore the Mets for the leviathan that shares their namesake, the New York Yankees. Let other people overlook them, because the Mets offer a ton of value in fantasy baseball for the upcoming season.

The Mets have a number of players that could help out a fantasy team, but five stand above the others. Here are five Mets that you should target in your fantasy baseball draft.

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