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MMO Mailbag: Trading For Todd Frazier, Moving Wright To First Base

Tom K. asks… I am not a big Lucas Duda fan mostly because his cold streaks drive me nuts. He has like four hot weeks spread out over a six month season. If David Wright is eventually going to be moved to 1B for health and durability issues, why not do it now and trade Duda for a third baseman, maybe Todd Frazier? Isn’t he on the block? Connor replies… First of all, the...
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Mets360 2015 projection review: David Wright

Next up in our projection series is David Wright.  All of were thrilled that Wright made it back to the playoffs with the Mets.  Unfortunately his season was marred by injury, one that left most of us wondering if he’d be able to continue playing at a high level.  But before we get to that, take a moment to review our original prediction piece on him from the beginning of 2015...
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Simon: Transitioning David Wright To First Base

New York Mets captain David Wright has played third base in his entire major league career so far and has been pretty solid at it. He is a two time Gold Glover who won the award at third base back in 2007 and 2008 and his defense has been good for a long time. Until 2015. Wright has struggled defensively this season mainly because of the spinal stenosis injury that caused him to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Biggest Question For 2016 Is David Wright

On Sunday, David Wright admitted that perhaps he returned a bit prematurely from the spinal stenonsis that caused him to miss more than four months of the regular season. He told Barry M. Bloom of that he will sit down with his doctors during the offseason and determine a routine that will keep him active and productive on a regular basis next season. “I’m hoping that...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright had teammates salute fans after loss

The New York Mets were eliminated in heartbreaking fashion four games to one in the World Series courtesy of a 7-2 Game 5 loss and then were forced to watch the Kansas City Royals celebrate their championship on the Citi Field turf. But that didn’t stop David Wright from leading his Mets teammates out onto the field from the clubhouse for one last salute to the fans still inside...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright isn't done yet

As the summer of 2015 dragged on without the presence of David Wright in the Mets’ lineup, questions surfaced about the Mets star’s future as a Major League ball player. He put some of those fears to rest with his first at-bat back with the Mets on August 24 when he launched a home run against the Phillies. But since then, every extended dry streak for The Captain has led to...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Crushes His First World Series Home Run In Big Four-RBI Night

Third baseman David Wright had his breakthrough moment during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night. The Mets captain came through with a clutch two-run shot off the hard-throwing Royals’right-hander Yordano Ventura, to give the Mets an early 2-1 lead. “I was trying to tell myself to take it nice and easy, because he supplies the power. You throw upper nineties, you...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright hits two-run homer to give Mets early lead (video)

When the New York Mets are looking for a clutch hit, they look to their captain, and David Wright often comes through for them. Trailing 1-0 early in the pivotal Game 3 of the World Series, the Mets were seeking a big hit, and Wright provided it. Wright saw a fastball from Yordano Ventura that was up in the zone, and he didn’t miss it. David Wright sees you, New York. https:/...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Fuels Mets’ Offensive Explosion In World Series Game 3 (Videos)

David Wright was having a postseason to forget. The New York Mets third baseman was batting .171 with only seven hits in 41 at-bats heading into Game 3 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. But the captain came through in a big way during the Mets’ 9-3 win over the Royals at Citi Field. Wright hit his first home run of the playoffs during the first inning, and he...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs gave David Wright 3rd base from Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs may have been unceremoniously swept out of the postseason courtesy of the New York Mets, but the organization nevertheless displayed an admirable exhibition of sportsmanship following the team’s elimination in the NLCS, as the Cubs presented Mets captain David Wright with a pretty awesome keepsake to commemorate the victory. Wright, in his 12th year and coming...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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