Tag: David Wright

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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Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

The New York Mets go into 2016 armed with a potent offense compared to the start of the 2015 season. With the stout starting five the Mets will throw out against opposing teams, it’s no wonder that the Mets offense is a secondary conversation. However, the name of the game is scoring runs, and I […]

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Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Urges Team To Stay Hungry

A year ago, the Mets showed up to Spring Training bursting with enthusiasm and swagger, with many of the players going on record saying they were going to be in the postseason and playing October baseball. It was David Wright, Terry Collins and Matt Harvey who first started talking about playing in the postseason as far back as December of […]

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Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

According to general manager Sandy Alderson, the New York Mets will continue to be cautious with third baseman David Wright this season in terms of playing time. “We’re going to make sure that he’s not overworked,” Alderson told the New York Post. “So it’s important for us to find somebody who can play 30 games or so […]

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David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright: We’re The Hunted Ones Now

Mets third baseman David Wright has a clear and distinct message for his teammates as Spring Training is set to begin in Port St. Lucie in five days. In an exclusive interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Wright says he understands the battle ahead. “The postseason is addicting, but we have a […]

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Revisiting The Johan Santana Deal Eight Years Later

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Revisiting The Johan Santana Deal Eight Years Later

On February 1, 2008, Johan Santana agreed to a six-year, $137.5 million dollar contract with the New York Mets, two days after the Minnesota Twins dealt their ace left-hander for center fielder Carlos Gomez, and pitching prospects Philip Humber, Deolis Guerra, and Kevin Mulvey. By all accounts, it was a steal for the Mets. The Mets had two days […]

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Fun With Mets Lineups

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
Fun With Mets Lineups

It looks like everyone is having a little fun with projected lineups the last few days, so I thought I’d toss my hat into the ring as well. I took a good look at player splits in designing mine and I also decided to use different variants based on left and right handed pitching. The […]

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Mets 2016 Payroll Projects To $139 Million

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Payroll Projects To $139 Million

Here is the most current Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($120.125 Million) Yoenis Cespedes – $27.5 Million David Wright - $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson - $16.0 Million Asdrubal Cabrera – $8.25 Million Bartolo Colon – $7.25 Million Lucas Duda - $6.725 Million Alejandro De Aza - $5.75 Million Antonio Bastardo – $5.375 Million Addison Reed – $5.3 Million Matt […]

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