The Mets have reached out to super agent Scott Boras to express interest in free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, reports Mike Puma of the New York Post. No dollars or parameters for a deal were discussed according to a team official. That same team official also told Puma that other than Cano, there are no players the Mets will not be in play on. Choo is expected to draw interest from 8-10 teams and projections have […]
Andrew asks… Why are you always pushing Shin-Soo Choo so much on your site? He’s just an average player cashing in on his walk year and in obvious decline. He sucks as a center fielder and I’d rather stick with Juan Lagares. Joe D. replies… Thanks for the question, but let me first correct you and say that I’m not pushing any particular player. When there is an update on a particular player who the […]
No Gold Gloves for Eric Young Jr. or David Wright who were edged out by Carlos Gonzalez in left field and Nola Arenado at third base. Among the three 3B finalists for Gold Glove in the NL, Arenado had the best defensive WAR (3.6). Juan Uribe was 1.8. and Wright was third with 0.7. Arenado also had 30 defensive runs saved whil Uribe had 15 and Wright had 5. Original Post David Wright and Eric Young Jr. are among […]
Most Valuable Player Award – David Wright There is little contest to oppose David Wright as team MVP. Harvey put up ridiculous numbers in his sophomore season, but Wright helped the Mets every day while Harvey only helped every 5th day. With a .307 BA, a .390 OBP and a SLG of .514, there is no question that David was the most prominent offensive force the Mets had. It is hard to judge him on […]
Check out this post by Joe Janish wrote over at Mets Today where he examines which player has been more durable over he last three years between Jose Reyes and David Wright. The results may shock you – well at least they shocked me. For all the brouhaha regarding the supposed fragility of Reyes, guess who has played more ballgames over the past three seasons? Give up? Here’s a surprising fact: the “oft-injured” Jose Reyes […]
DAVID WRIGHT, 3B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS: As they always are, expectations were high for David Wright, especially after a strong 2012 season, one in which he hit .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBI. And, those were numbers compiled with little protection in the line-up, at least in the first half of the season. They were also lofty because he signed a monster eight-year, $138-million deal through 2020 and was named team captain. Whenever a player […]
Here is the video I shot of Terry Collins, who held his last pre-game presser of the 2013 season a short while ago. “We’ve been talking about 2014 for two years now…talk is pretty much over, it’s time to play.” Terry Collins with high praise of Daniel Murphy, saying the team should model his ability to put the ball in play… Terry said Wright and Murphy will most likely be taken out early today… Terry […]
The Captain is on the deck… Oh, how I thought I’d never hear those words again… Luckily, this time I don’t have to drop whatever it is I’m doing and come to immediate attention. But the Mets’ captain wants your attention… He has a message for you… He’s all in and he still loves “The Plan”. “I’m all in for this organization,” Wright said told reporters on Thursday. “Everybody has said with the money coming […]
David Wright was hit in the head by a pitch from Brewers starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg in the bottom of the third inning of during last night’s game against Milwaukee, Wright ducked in an attempt to get out of the way of the inside pitch which still drilled him off the the helmet. He went down initially, but quickly got up to one knee and then stood up before removed from the game. The good news is that […]
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