Tag: David Wright

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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Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

USA Today Sports/Photo by Anthony Gruppuso With the scent of Sunday’s winning streak coming to an end still fresh in the Citi Field air, Mets elder statesman Bartolo Colon reached into his bag of tricks to pull off a milestone on Monday. Pitching 8 innings of shutout ball, Colon captured his 220th career victory surpassing […]

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David Wright Has Tweaked His Mechanics At The Plate

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Has Tweaked His Mechanics At The Plate

There aren’t too many better sights in baseball than seeing a David Wright homer. He extends his arms fully with the bat out towards the outfield almost whisking it out of the park as he then begins his trot around the bases. During last night’s 4-1 win over the Atlanta Braves, Wright, hit a bomb […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants Snap Streak, Defeat Mets 6-1

An article by posted on May 1, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants Snap Streak, Defeat Mets 6-1

The New York Mets (15-8) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (13-13) by a score of 6-1 in the finale of a three game set.  The Mets snapped an eight game winning streak on what was a rainy, dreary day at Citi Field. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard wasn’t his best on a rain soaked day […]

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