Tag: David Wright

Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

It has been a great Spring Training Camp for the New York Mets so far, with no real issues to speak of and lot’s of quiet confidence exuding from the clubhouse and on the field. However, one thing that’s been noticeably absent since they started playing games three weeks ago, is the familiar presence of […]

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David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright To Make Grapefruit League Debut On Friday

Terry Collins told reporters that third baseman David Wright will make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, the Mets captain took live batting practice against LHP Josh Edgin, telling the team afterward he felt great. On Monday, Wright went 1-for-5 during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. It […]

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Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Wright Confident He’ll Be Ready For Opening Night

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Confident He’ll Be Ready For Opening Night

New York Mets third baseman David Wright has yet to play in a Grapefruit League game and probably won’t until next week in order to ease him back. Despite that, the Mets captain is confident that he will be ready for Opening Night. “You’re still talking about a long ways away,” Wright said a day […]

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David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

The Mets just completed their first week of Spring Training games, and David Wright never stepped foot on the field. He might not for another two weeks. This is the beginning of what is the new normal for Wright. This is going to be Wright’s first full season playing with spinal stenosis.  He has to learn how to […]

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Wright and Collins Discuss Strategy For Playing Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wright and Collins Discuss Strategy For Playing Time

Mets manager Terry Collins met with David Wright to begin discussing limiting his playing time during spring training and the season. Not surprisingly, a definitive games number was not reached. It will begin by limiting his exhibition at-bats and time in the batting cage. During the season, Wright could sit in an afternoon game after a night game. However, […]

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Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Infielders

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown: Infielders

Here we go, strap yourselves in as we present our Mets vs. Nationals Positional Breakdown. We’ll compare these two teams head-to-head in five parts comprised of the Infield, Outfield, Rotation, Bullpen and finally the Bench and Manager in the final installment. 1B: Lucas Duda vs. Ryan Zimmerman This one is interesting. Mostly because you just […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Cautions Mets To “Stay Hungry”

Talk is cheap, and actions speak louder than words. That’s a phrase many of us have heard throughout our lives at various junctures. While this motto can apply to a plethora of situations, this is very apropos for the New York Mets as they begin their 2016 season, vying to head back to the World […]

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Collins Explains His Choice For No. 2 Hitter

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Explains His Choice For No. 2 Hitter

New York Mets manager Terry Collins is leaning heavily toward David Wright as his No. 2 hitter this season, explaining that players with a high OBP and OPS at the top of the lineup can get the offense going. “We are going to go back to the importance of what we did last year, and one […]

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