Tag: David Wright

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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Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Payroll Currently At $108 Million

With the New York Mets recently reaching pre-arbitration settlements with five of their eligible players, and the addition of free agent Alejandro De Aza to a one year deal worth $5.75 million dollars, here is the most current Opening Day payroll projection for 2016. Guaranteed Contracts ($78.05 Million) David Wright – $20.0 Million Curtis Granderson – […]

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Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Weighs In On Sandy, Cespedes and Health

Despite the Mets’ slow offseason, David Wright is optimistic about what the team has done over the winter. While they haven’t acquired any big names, he believes the additions of Neil Walker, Asdrubal Cabrera and Alejandro De Aza were solid moves that have flown under the radar. (Mike Puma, NY Post) “There hasn’t been that […]

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MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Season Preview: David Wright, 3B

David Wright, 3B Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: December 20, 1982 (33 on Opening Day) Contract: Year four of eight-year, $138 million deal ($20 million salary) 2015 Recap In just two short years, David Wright has gone from being a top ten position player in all of baseball to being arguably the biggest question mark for the […]

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David Wright: The Captain Turns 33

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright: The Captain Turns 33

Happy Birthday to Mets third baseman David Wright, who turned 33 today. It’s amazing how time catches up to everyone. Seems like only yesterday we were all in awe watching Wright hitting those bombs off Paul Lo Duca in the Home Run Derby… All those great expectations we had for him and the team… A […]

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