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DAVID WRIGHT RUMORS & GOSSIP

David Wright Back In The Swing Of Things

David Wright told ESPN New York he has “started to swing a little and the volume should increase soon.” in regards to activity at the plate.  The NY Mets captain and former All-Star third baseman struggled mightily last year due to “stretched out” ligaments in his non-throwing shoulder which ultimately affected his ability to swing a bat. Wright, who will turn 32 on Saturday...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mets Issues Coming Out Of Winter Meetings

The spring training countdown officially begins at the conclusion of the Super Bowl, but with the Winter Meetings now in the books, let’s consider the Mets’ top five issues entering the season. If you disagree, and that’s the point of this exercise, I would be interested to hear your issues. 1. DAVID WRIGHT’S HEALTH: I touched on this the other day, and rank it first because...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Can Mets Win With David Wright As Their Top Hitter?

I’ve been having this internal debate with myself over the past few months. With so much riding on 2015, the Mets have put a huge burden on several players. While a lot will be expected of the returning Matt Harvey and the elite stable of pitchers that follow him in the rotation, so much more rides on the bats of Curtis Granderson and David Wright. Granderson has morphed into...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Mets season was the best? Part V – John Olerud vs David Wright

Last week, round one of the “Which Mets season was the best” bracket came to a completion, with Tom Seaver’s 1969 season topping R.A. Dickey’s 2012 season by 30 votes. Now, it is time to begin round two, which will be between John Olerud and David Wright. Both of these players won their respective matchups in the first round, and now they will go head to head to see...
Via Mets360.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Wright Remains Mets’ Most Critical Question

Among the myriad of questions facing the New York Mets headed into next season, I believe the most important is the status of David Wright. A recent ESPN poll listed baseball’s top ten third basemen and Wright, based on his recent injury history and performance, wasn’t on the list and shouldn’t have been. Therein, is why he’s my most critical Mets’ question for 2015. The...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: postseason awards

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season 79-83 and tied for second place in the National League East. Despite how positive a second place finish is, it doesn’t get this team where they want to be, which is of course the playoffs. But there are several unofficial postseason awards to give out based on performances of this season. Team MVP Daniel Murphy (.289, 9 HR, 57 RBI) Murphy...
Via isportsweb.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: injuries still mounting

Someone needs to let the New York Mets’ players bodies that the season is over. There are all of two games left as of Friday night but that hasn’t stopped key players from going down left and right. The list, at this point, is pretty extensive. David Wright headlines the list that also includes Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black, Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera and as of...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

David Wright should be benched for his own good

Every so often a team is on the verge of competing, but needs a big bat to push them over the edge. In 2014, the Mets are that team, but when the trading deadline came and went at the end of July, no moves were made. That’s because the Mets already have that big bat in David Wright. They are just waiting for him to be David Wright. 2014 hasn’t been overly kind to Wright who’s...
Via Mets360.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Trading David Wright? What the what?

There has been talk festering throughout the Mets’ blogosphere that the Mets should admit that they are going nowhere fast, swallow their pride and trade David Wright away for prospects while he still has some value. Wait, what? You mean trading the franchise and the effervescent face of the franchise? Well, before we dismiss it totally, as Brian Joura pointed the other day, Wright...
Via Mets360.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Double-amputee fan surprised by hero David Wright

(Credit: ESPN) 16-year-old James Lozano is a Queens native and die-hard New York Mets fan. He lost both of his legs at eight years old due to a condition he was born with. But James didn’t let that stop him. His whole life he has been an inspiration to all those who have met him. He was determined to walk and run with prosthetic legs, and he accomplished that goal. James spends...
Via New York Sports-Kings
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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