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Wright Believes In His Team, Supports GM’s Decision Not To Trade Young Arm

Speaking to Newsday reporter Marc Carig at his fundraiser to benefit a children’s hospital in his hometown Friday night, Mets third baseman David Wright said he supports Sandy Alderson’s decision not to trade a young arm like Steven Matz, Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard to bring in a player that can fill or upgrade a vital position. “My focus is short term,” he said....
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How do David Wright’s first 11 seasons stack up against Hall of Fame 3B?

New York Mets third baseman David Wright won’t likely be eligible for Hall of Fame voting until the mid-to-late 2020s. Wright, 32, is set to enter his 12th major league season in 2015 looking to rebound from a down year in which he produced a 101 OPS+. Though lauded for his All-Star stay of of play during the mid-to-late 2000s, Wright’s on-field value has recently been criticized...
Via Around Citi
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors Ian Desmond edition

Over the last two weeks, the rumors regarding Ian Desmond coming to the New York Mets have really picked up. It started following the trade of Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar to Oakland from Tampa Bay. Some had reported that prior to that there was a three team deal on the table regarding Zobrist going to Washington and Desmond to New York, but that the Mets balked on the deal. Today...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Reports Progress In Rehab

The Mets are starting to get good news about arguably their most important issue heading into the 2015 season in David Wright, who has started hitting off a tee and taking “flip toss’’ batting practice. The later is when a ball is flipped underhand to Wright. The intent is to sharpen hand-eye coordination and develop hand quickness. Wright reported feeling no pain in his left...
Via New York Mets Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Captain Is Locked On, Wright Says Playoffs Or Bust

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post caught up with David Wright who is swinging a bat again pain free and insists he is right where he needs to be for 2015, a season in which he expects to be playing in October. “I fully expect us to be in the playoffs,” the 32-year-old Wright said. “It’s not coming out here and boasting, but I think where we stand right now, we’re a much better...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: The David Wright Legacy

The MLB schedules for 2015 have been set, and the first thing to note is that opening day has been moved back a week to April 6th 2015. This forces the ending of the regular season to October 4th and a prediction for the ending of the World Series in early November. However, this will not stop the New York Mets as they look to end their eight year playoff drought. This year the...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets star David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

When David Wright heard about the sons of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, he felt obligated to do something.   The New York Mets captain is the son of a cop himself, so on Christmas Eve, he called Jaden and Justin Ramos, who lost their father when he and another officer were murdered in Brooklyn on Saturday. Wright had a 15-minute conversation with the boys and offered them a...
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets Christmas wish list

Dear New York Mets, I always ask for very little when it comes to Christmas gifts.  In the banner year of ’07, I got an Xbox 360 and a snowboard.  That same winter, I was getting geared up for what I thought was going to be another brilliant season from my New York Mets.  I was still hungover from 2006, when you guys were one swing away from the World Series (still love you...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The New York Mets Rumors: Troy Tulowitzki Edition

It is no secret that the New York Mets are in need of a shortstop for the 2015 season. The Mets have been searching for a steady shortstop since 2011, when they let Jose Reyes walk. Back then, Sandy Alderson had no interest or capability to match Reyes’ salary requirement. The Mets and Rockies have talked about trading franchise player Troy Tulowitzki, however, there has been plenty...
December 23, 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...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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