Tag: David Wright

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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Mets Steal First Game From Giants 7-4

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets had another unlikely win last night that saw them come from behind and take the lead with three runs in the ninth inning and then hang on for the 7-4 win. The go-ahead run scored after Carlos Beltran doubled and then stole third base in the ninth. David Wright then drove home Beltran with […]

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Mr. So Unclutch

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Man, that David Wright stinks! Even so, he did go three for three, and gave us key ribbies tonight, including driving in the game winner! Metsies beat the Giants 7-4. Doesn’t it feel great when we beat our parents–GIants and Dodgers! As Mets fans know, we don’t play these teams especailly well when we go […]

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