Tag: David Wright

With CarGo Out Of HR Derby, Wright May Avoid Walking Plank At PNC

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
With CarGo Out Of HR Derby, Wright May Avoid Walking Plank At PNC

David Wright, the National League captain for the 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby, has selected Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to replace Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies in the Derby, to be held on Monday, July 15th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. Alvarez will compete in his first career Home Run Derby, […]

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Mets Well Represented In Top 5 In Jersey Sales

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Well Represented In Top 5 In Jersey Sales

According to ESPN.com and Major League Baseball, the Mets have two of the five most popular jerseys purchased this season. Probably to nobody’s surprise, Matt Harvey finds himself #5 on this list, but quite frankly to my surprise, David Wright is ranked #4 on the list! Jersey sales are a funny thing. Often times when […]

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Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Player Moves With An Eye Toward 2014

As the trade deadline nears, the debate grows more intense every day as to the approach the Mets should take with respect to their more marketable players. Should they approach next year with an expectation to contend and hold on to all key components of what appears to be a newly energized roster? Or should […]

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Debunking The Myths About Sabermetrics

An article by posted on July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Debunking The Myths About Sabermetrics

There has always been a perceived tension between pro-analytics baseball fans and anti-analytics fans. The battle is already over and done with in front offices, as both have been able to coexist, but there are still fans who disagree. Really, most of the disagreements are caused by ignorance towards the other side, a lack of […]

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Mets at Giants: Wheeler Seeks Redemption Against Former Team

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Giants: Wheeler Seeks Redemption Against Former Team

New York Mets at San Francisco Giants Wednesday 7/10, 3:45 PM ET at AT&T Park RHP Zack Wheeler (2-1, 4.29) vs RHP Matt Cain (5-5, 4.85) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck – C […]

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The All-Star Game and Matt Harvey

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
The All-Star Game and Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey starting the all-star game on Tuesday at Citi-Field would be a dream come true for him, the organization, and Mets’ fans. Except, I have a HUGE problem with what the Mets are doing to make sure that happens. I know, I have no idea what the Mets are actually planning doing with his start […]

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David Wright: It’s Time To See Which Players Are Part Of Our Future

An article by posted on July 10, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright: It’s Time To See Which Players Are Part Of Our Future

Seven-time All-Star third baseman David Wright checked in with MMO before Game 2 of the Mets’ three-game series against the Giants tonight, to share his thoughts about playing in the All-Star Game at Citi Field, the National League’s chances for the Home Run Derby, all these crazy extra inning games, and what’s in store for […]

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The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
The Giants As A Model For The Mets, And Dealing From Strength

In a telling article for the Wall Street Journal, Jared Diamond questions the wisdom of the Mets potentially trading some young pitchers to obtain the offense the team desperately needs. “As the Mets enter the final stretch before the All-Star break and begin to prepare for a crucial off-season,” he writes. “They are wrestling with […]

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Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Apologizes To HR Derby Snubs, Explains His Rationale

After David Wright and Robinson Cano announced their Home Run Derby teams last night, I was about to post on it, but held off. I was hoping that Wright would explain his rationale in selecting his team and was happy to see that he did. The more I looked at Wright’s choices, the more I […]

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Hey Met Fans… Check This Out…

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Hey Met Fans… Check This Out…

I was over at FanGraphs curious to see what Jeremy Hefner‘s WAR (Wins Above Replacement) was for the season for another post I’m working on. While I was there I checked to see who the National League leaders in WAR were. What a nice surprise… Carlos Gomez, Brewers – 5.0 David Wright, Mets – 4.5 […]

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