Tag: David Wright

David Wright Can Take All the Time He Needs

An article by posted on 07/03/2016 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 26/02/2016 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 23/02/2016 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 23/02/2016 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 22/02/2016 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 21/02/2016 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 17/02/2016 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 17/02/2016 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 15/02/2016 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 12/02/2016 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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