Tag: David Wright

Francoeur To Get An MRI

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

  Jeff Francoeur is getting an MRI on his left thumb this morning, after injuring it while making a diving catch the half-inning before he hit into the unassisted triple play Sunday. The thumb swelled Sunday night. Francoeur will be out of the lineup for Monday’s game and let’s hope that’s all he will miss. […]

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Who Are These Doctors Anyway?

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

You know, I can accept the fact that the injury bug has bitten our Mets hard this season, and that freak accidents have hurt, as has being beaned in the head by opposing pitchers.  We’ve learned to accept that we have average to below-average replacements and that the season was basically over before the all-star […]

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The Citi Field Cat Takes Its Latest Victim

An article by posted on August 17, 2009 0 Comments

Blogger’s disclaimer:  This is a sequel to a previous post I wrote a few weeks ago.  This might look like a humorous piece, but after the events of Saturday’s game surrounding the concussion suffered by David Wright, I’m starting to think the Mets might need to take the contents of this blog into consideration, even […]

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A Walk-Off For David! Mets Defeat Giants 3-2

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

On the day after David Wright was sent to the hospital with a concussion after experiencing a close encounter with a Matt Cain fastball, the Mets were able to give him a wonderful get-well present by defeating the Giants in walk-off style at sunny and hot Citi Field.  Daniel Murphy lined an RBI single with […]

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A Plea For Sanity

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

I can’t begin to tell you how scared and helpless I felt as I watched David Wright lie still on the ground after being hit in the left temple by a 93-mph Matt Cain fastball. The force of the blow was so powerful that it knocked Wright’s batting helmet clean off his head and sent […]

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Wright HBP Overshadows Mets’ 5-4 Loss To Giants

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

What was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel between Johan Santana and Matt Cain turned into another story altogether, as David Wright was felled by a 94 MPH fastball thrown by Cain.  The Wright beaning was the most disturbing feature of today’s 5-4 loss to the Giants in 10 innings. Both Santana and Cain had […]

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Brief Update on the Condition of David Wright

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

Update 9:10 PM – David Wright has suffered a concussion, and will remained hospitalized overnight at the Hospital for Special Surgery. * * * * * * During the latter portion of Fox’s telecast of today’s Mets game, video showed David Wright, dressed in a gray shirt and shorts boarding an ambulance. He appeared to be […]

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David Wright Drilled By Pitch To Head; Leaves Game

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

David Wright was drilled in the head by a 2-0 pitch thrown by Matt Cain in the bottom of the fourth inning during today’s game. Wright walked off the field under his own power, and Fernando Tatis replaced him as a pinch runner. An absolutely scary sight to say the least as Wright lied motionless […]

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Thompson Suspended 3 Games For Head-Hunting Wright

An article by posted on August 6, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on ESPN’s SportsCenter and mlb.com, Cardinals’ reliever Brad Thompson has been suspended by Major League Baseball for throwing a pitch near the head of David Wright.  The league deemed the inside pitch to be intentional, justifying the suspension. Thompson was to have begun serving his suspension tonight as the Cardinals opened up a […]

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When Will This Team Toughen Up?

An article by posted on August 6, 2009 0 Comments

One of the more telling signs about the makeup of the current New York Mets, was clearly visible during the Wednesday matinée against the Cardinals.   The Mets may have won the game 9-0, but the Cardinals showed the Mets that they were the team to be reckoned with and not to be messed around […]

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