David Wright, the National League captain for the 2013 Chevrolet Home Run Derby, has selected Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to replace Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies in the Derby, to be held on Monday, July 15th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. Alvarez will compete in his first career Home Run Derby, and will become the fifth player in Pirates history to partake in the event, joining Bobby Bonilla (1990), Barry Bonds […]
THAT’S WRIGHT!!! Give yourselves a pat on the back Met fans, David Wright and Matt Harvey have been elected to start the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field on July 16th! In a late surge of votes for Wright, the Mets captain managed to beat out the “Kung Who? Panda” by a whopping two million votes according to MLB PR via Twitter. Pablo Sandoval was not chosen by NL and Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy […]
The All Star voting is now over and all Met fans can do now is wait with baited breath to see if David Wright maintained his lead over Pablo Sandoval for the privilege to start at third base in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. In an official release by MLB, the voting for the National League’s starting third baseman was called the closest and tightest battle on this year’s ballot. With all […]
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA! D’Backs (43-41) at Mets (35-46) RHP Ian Kennedy (3-4, 5.36) vs RHP Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Juan Lagares – CF Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes The Mets are 28-33 all-time on July 4th and have won two of its last three Independence Day match-ups. They have never faced the […]
Brandon Nimmo, the 2011 first round pick for the Mets in the MLB draft has been voted into the Futures Game, which is set to take place on July 14th at Citi Field. Here is what Nimmo had to say after receiving the news: The Savannah Sand Gnats outfielder joins pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero as the other two representatives from the Mets organization. In 52 games (202 at-bats) in the Savannah League, Nimmo […]
Nationals (39-39) at Mets (32-43) LHP Ross Detwiler (2-6, 4.18) vs RHP Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B John Buck, C Juan Lagares, CF Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, P Game Notes Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) leads the National League in strikeouts (121), and leads Major League Baseball in opponent batting average (.188) and WHIP (0.88). And he should be well-rested, since he flew […]
Here’s a look at David Wright’s All Star Game batting practice jersey… It complete with the “C” as one of the official captains for the Home Run Derby. These are the jerseys that they will be wearing for the Home Run Derby and are different from the actual All Star Game jerseys that do not feature the skyline. Both Wright and Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees will don the “C” as captains of […]
A few days ago, the guys on MLB Now were talking about David Wright‘s chances at the Hall of Fame. He had just recorded his 1,500 hit of his career, and those sorts of milestones tend to bring up this kind of debate. So is David Wright a future Hall of Famer? Obviously we don’t have the answer to that question yet, but we can certainly use Wright’s career numbers up to this point to […]
New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia • 7:05 PM RHP Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 3.96) vs LHP Cole Hamels (2-10, 4.40) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Anthony Recker – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes New York took three of five from the Braves in Atlanta to […]
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