Have the Mets established themselves as a top tier team in the NL? | Baseball Night in NY

On Baseball Night in NY, where do the Mets rank among the National League's elite? The consensus among John Harper, Jim Duquette, Britt Ghiroli and Sal Licata is that the Mets are in that second tier, while Jim Duquette took the leap and put them in an expansive tier one.