Tag: David Wright

MLB All-Star Game Preliminary Voting

An article by posted on May 27, 2009 0 Comments

Year after year, is anyone really surprised when absurd All-Star voting preliminary voting figures are released. We shouldn’t be, because there will always be the city that bombards the voting, the popularity contest, or the injured player who is inexplicably high. Here’s the rundown of how voting has shaped up across the league: 1B: National […]

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OMIR-ACLE!!! Mets Win 3-2

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets play game two of this inter-league series against the Boston Red Sox. Mets took game one despite the lack of defense behind Santana. “He’s making his pitches, and he’s executing his pitches, but we’re not executing on our end defensively,” manager Jerry Manuel said. “And to some degree, that has to be frustrating. […]

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

An article by posted on May 22, 2009 0 Comments

In honor of this weekend’s upcoming Indianapolis 500, I’d like to share my thoughts about speed.  I seem to have noticed that the Mets are having a little bit of a problem with their power this season.  Entering this weekend’s series against the Red Sox, the Mets were 15th in the National League in home […]

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Quick Summary Of Jerry Manuel’s Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Earlie today Mets manager Jerry Manuel was a guest on Mike Francesa’s radio show.  There were some interesting things said by Manuel. Daniel Murphy: Manuel pretty much said that the Daniel Murphy outfield experiment is dead and over with.  Murphy will have the next 4 games to prove himself a capable first baseman, otherwise Murph […]

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Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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David Wright Please Take The Reins!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

During Sunday’s game on ESPN I was trying to drown out Joe Morgan and crew but one thing did get my attention was their talk of leadership.  It’s something that we on this site have talked about for years now.  In my mind and other Met fans the leader of this franchise is David Wright.  […]

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Wright Got Hot After Being Dropped In The Lineup

An article by posted on May 18, 2009 0 Comments

I took a look at David Wrights numbers this season and see how his splits looked since he was dropped from third in the batting order to fifth. These numbers do not reflect last nights game. Lets just ignore the one game where he batted cleanup and just compare his stats in the number three […]

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Believe It Or Not, David Wright Is Leading

An article by posted on May 17, 2009 0 Comments

If there was any doubt who the true catalyst of the Mets engine is, David Wright has answered the debate with a resounding ME, the last three games against the Giants. Besides collecting three hits in each of the last three games, and hitting a robust .692, he now has pulled even with Carlos Beltran […]

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Mets Pound Big Unit, Beat Giants 9-6

An article by posted on May 17, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary It was supposed to be the classic pitchers duel, Randy Johnson versus Johan Santana, but it ended up being anything but. Neither Johnson or Santana brought their “A” games, but in the end it was Santana who came out on top and the Mets who outlasted the Giants 9-6 and won their third […]

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Mets Not Freaked Out, They Beat The Giants 8-6

An article by posted on May 16, 2009 0 Comments

Lincecum, Schmincecum… That’s all the Mets had to say as they completed their biggest comeback of the season and beat the Giants 8-6 on Friday night. It was a game that featured many layers of clutch hitting, clutch baserunning, clutch fielding and a little bit of luck on this very Freaky Friday. Livan Hernandez started and […]

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