Tag: David Wright

O’ Captain! My Captain!

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
O’ Captain! My Captain!

I have to admit, when going online Thursday afternoon and reading the breaking news that David Wright would be undergoing neck surgery to repair a herniated disk, I paused for a moment and reflected on what that news meant. Yes, the news meant that Wright will more than likely miss the remainder of the 2016 […]

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Mets Have Inquired About Danny Valencia

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Have Inquired About Danny Valencia

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Mets reached out to the Athletics about third baseman Danny Valencia before they ultimately acquired Kelly Johnson from the Braves. Valencia, 31, is in the midst of a career year, hitting at a .327/.370/.550 clip for Oakland and can become a free agent after the […]

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Update: David Wright Undergoes Successful Neck Surgery

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
Update: David Wright Undergoes Successful Neck Surgery

Mets Third Baseman David Wright underwent successful surgery on Thursday performed by Dr. Robert Watkins. The procedure was cervical discectomy and fusion. Dr. Watkins – who performed the surgery in California — and the Mets medical staff at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York have prescribed a period of rest before Wright resumes any […]

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David Wright Considering Season-Ending Neck Surgery

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Considering Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Citi Field and said that David Wright is discussing possible neck surgery with Dr. Robert Watkins. He is in consultation with team doctors and they will soon make a decision on continuing therapy or opting for surgery. “By the end of this week we’ll know something more about David’s situation,” Alderson […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I Love David Wright… That’s Why I Want Him To Retire

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I Love David Wright… That’s Why I Want Him To Retire

An MMO Fan Shot by Brendan Birth I know I am not unique among Mets fans for my love of David Wright, my view of him as one of the few bright spots on the team during the dark days of the cash-strapped Wilpon ownership, my admiration for his loyalty to the Mets during that […]

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Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Has Been Crushing It Since Taking Over At Third Base

Coming into the season, the New York Mets were hoping that Wilmer Flores would transition into the role of a super utility player in the infield. He would be able to bounce to all four infield positions, with sights set on the corners especially. The Mets looked like they were going to have one of […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Remembering ’86, Syndergaard vs. Utley, Health of David Wright

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Remembering ’86, Syndergaard vs. Utley, Health of David Wright

Memorial Day Weekend is in full swing and this week’s Talkin’ Mets podcast is a perfect way to spend some downtime. First, former member of the 1986 Mets Doug Sisk joins me to talk about the ’86 team, the innocent climb of ’84 and ’85, and why he decided not to attend last night’s ceremony […]

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Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

With the unfortunate developments on first baseman Lucas Duda not looking rosy for the New York Mets for the next several weeks, the talk has been on whom among the in-house options could fill in during his absence. The usual suspects have been mentioned, Eric Campbell, Wilmer Flores upon his return from his own DL […]

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David Wright Has Shown Flashes Of Vintage Self

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Has Shown Flashes Of Vintage Self

New York Mets third-baseman, David Wright, has been able to feel like his vintage self over the last few games. Between the walk-off single in Saturday’s thrilling extra-inning win over Milwaukee to his three-run bomb against Washington last night, Wright has shown flashes of his former greatness. For a few days he has gotten to […]

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David Wright Expects To Play Better Baseball

An article by posted on May 19, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Expects To Play Better Baseball

New York Mets third-baseman, David Wright, had another rough game at the plate during Wednesday night’s 7-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Wright was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. The captain had sat out the previous game due to his back acting up, a constant worry due to spinal stenosis. “The back thing is just something […]

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Revisionist History: The Lunch Incident

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Revisionist History: The Lunch Incident

As an educator, particularly as one of the social studies variety, part of my responsibility is to make sure students are corroborating evidence from multiple sources in order to form an educated and unbiased opinion of certain historical events.  This is a valuable skill, as it encourages them to seek various point of views and […]

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