Tag: David Wright

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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Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

According to reporters at Citi Field David Wright has been scratched from the lineup on Tuesday after telling Terry Collins that his back was tight. Wright told Collins that he could still play tonight, byt Collins made the decision to scratch him. This is coming after Wright had consecutive days off to get ready for […]

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Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Back In Lineup After Battling Shoulder Soreness

Mets third baseman David Wright is in the lineup and batting third tonight against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He’ll go up against three-time Cy Young award winner, left-hander Clayton Kershaw. Wright, 33, has been dealing with some right shoulder soreness and it was questionable whether he would play today. Looks like the day off yesterday must […]

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Wright Is Finding Ways To Produce

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Is Finding Ways To Produce

No he is not the David Wright he used to be, but he has been a pretty good contributor out of the two spot this year in the lineup. The captain was 2-for-3 on Saturday night with three walks, successfully reaching base in all five plate appearances in the 6-3 win over the Padres. He […]

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Mets Fans Have Dusted Off Their Gear

An article by posted on May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fans Have Dusted Off Their Gear

Until this passed weekend, it had been almost three years since the last time I was in New York City and at Citi Field. It was August 6th, 2013: The MLB debut of soon-to-be-folk-hero Wilmer Flores, a game started by Jenrry Mejia, won by Scott Atchison, and saved by LaTroy Hawkins. At that moment, the Mets were […]

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Wright Isn’t Handling Airplane Travel Well

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Isn’t Handling Airplane Travel Well

This is now David Wright‘s first full season since he learned about his spinal stenosis. So far, Wright has only played 52 games thus far. As many people will tell you, 52 games is too short a sample size to draw any definitive conclusions. Choosing a subset of that information is an even smaller sample […]

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