World Series 2015: How the New York Mets Were Built

Matt Harvey was a top prospect in the Futures Game as last as 2011 and now is starting Game 1 of the World Series for the New York Mets. (Getty)

Matt Harvey was a top prospect in the Futures Game as last as 2011 and now is starting Game 1 of the World Series for the New York Mets. (Getty)

After not posting a winning record since 2008, the New York Mets are in the World Series for the first time since 2000 and are looking for their first World Series title since 1986. The Mets have built their roster around the young arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and Steven Matz and have been agressive with trades prior to this playoff run.

Here is the 25-man World Series roster for the New York Mets:

This how they were acquired:


Pitchers

Tyler Clippard– Trade with Oakland Athletics in 2015

Bartolo Colon– Signed as free agent in 2013

Jacob deGrom– Drafted in the 9th round of 2010 draft

Jeurys Familia– Signed as international free agent in 2007

Sean Gilmartin– Drafted in 2014 Rule 5 Draft

Matt Harvey– Drafted in first round of 2010 draft

Steven Matz– Drafted in second round of 2009 draft

Jon Niese– Drafted in 7th round of 2005 draft

Addison Reed– Trade with Arizona Diamondbacks in 2015

Hansel Robles– Signed as international free agent in 2008

Noah Syndergaard– Trade with Toronto Blue Jays in 2012

Catchers

Tyler d’Arnaud– Trade with Toronto Blue Jays in 2012

Kevin Plawecki– Drafted in first round in 2012 draft

Infielders

Lucas Duda– Drafted in 7th round of 2007 draft

Wilmer Flores– Signed as international free agent in 2007

Kelly Johnson– Trade with Atlanta Braves in 2015

Daniel Murphy– Drafted in 13th round of 2006 draft

Juan Uribe– Trade with Atlanta Braves in 2015

David Wright– Drafted in first round of 2001 draft

Outfielders

Yoenis Cespedes– Trade with Detroit Tigers in 2015

Michael Conforto– Drafted in first round of 2014 draft

Michael Cuddyer– Signed as free agent in 2014

Curtis Granderson– Signed as free agent in 2013

Juan Lagares– Signed as international free agent in 2006

Kirk Nieuwehuis– Claimed off of waivers in 2015

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