Tag: David Wright

David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Plans On Playing Everyday In 2016

New York Mets third baseman David Wright used to be one of the most durable players in baseball. He played in 150-plus games in each of his first four seasons and six of his first eight. With his recent injuries, especially his spinal stenosis this past season, those days of playing at least 150 games […]

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David Wright Reportedly Doing Captain Stuff

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Reportedly Doing Captain Stuff

If you thought David Wright was simply chilling out at home this Winter and hanging his stockings by the chimney with care, think again. The Mets captain was so engaged on social media, that as soon as he saw the story building up that Neil Walker was about to be a Met, he took immediate […]

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Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Tender Contracts To All Their Arbitration-Eligible Players

The New York Mets have tendered contracts to all eight players eligible for arbitration, the team just announced. No man left behind… Ruben Tejada and Addison Reed were the only two players really on the bubble, but both will be back next season. On another note, our prayers and thoughts go out to all the […]

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Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

New York Mets captain David Wright has played third base in his entire major league career so far and has been pretty solid at it. He is a two time Gold Glover who won the award at third base back in 2007 and 2008 and his defense has been good for a long time. Until […]

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A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
A Most Crucial Off-Season for the Mets Begins Today

Over their first seven years the New York Metropolitans had not exactly set the baseball world on fire. From 1962 through 1968, they compiled a record of 394-737 and finished a combined 288 ½ games back. In seven seasons, they’d finished 10th five times and 9th twice. Coming into 1969, there was some cautious optimism. […]

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Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Is Back On Track, Trying Not To Think Beyond Game 4

After struggling for most of the postseason, David Wright has busted out of his slump. He collected three hits and a walk during four at-bats last night as the Mets beat the Cubs 5-2. He entered yesterday’s game with a .087 batting average in 23 playoff at-bats, but he already showed signs of life in […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Heroics Fuels a Magical and Memorable Mets NLDS Finish

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Heroics Fuels a Magical and Memorable Mets NLDS Finish

It’s been a common refrain all season long, but on Thursday night Daniel Murphy came through again for the Mets, this time putting on his own one-man show. Murphy, who has literally carried this team offensively for the past six weeks, delivered his most memorable game yet as a Met, a 3-for-4 performance that accounted for […]

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Chase Utley Appeal Won’t Be Heard Until Next Monday, He Remains Eligible To Play

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Chase Utley Appeal Won’t Be Heard Until Next Monday, He Remains Eligible To Play

A Major League Baseball source told Bill Shaikin that the appeal filed by Chase Utley will not be heard until Monday, October 19th. Utley was suspended for two games for his take-out slide that resulted in a fractured leg for Ruben Tejada. He appealed the ban immediately, and then turned down an offer by MLB to […]

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Mets One Win Away From NLCS After Pounding Dodgers 13-7

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Mets One Win Away From NLCS After Pounding Dodgers 13-7

The Mets defeated the Dodgers by a score of 13-7 Monday night at Citi Field to take a 2-1 lead in the NLDS. Pitching: Matt Harvey had a clean first inning, however ran into some trouble in the 2nd. Justin Turner led off the inning with a base hit to center field, followed by two […]

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Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

Dodger’s manager Don Mattingly defended Chase Utley‘s slide which broke Ruben Tejada‘s leg and ended his season. Mattingly argued that it was a good baseball play, and said that Mets’ fans would not have an issue with it if David Wright made a similar slide. “If it would have been their guy, they would be […]

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