Found May 02, 2013 on
Are you giving it all she’s got, Captain?
Not that David Wright is having a sub-par year; far from it, as Wright is hitting .308 with three home runs and 20 RBI’s. As usual, Wright is producing at the clip we are accustomed to seeing from him.
However, with the Mets having dropped seven out of their last nine games and dropping two games to the pathetic Miami Marlins this week, this is a time when the “Captain” has to go above and beyond the call of duty and carry the team.
For a Mets’ team not expected to do much, it still is deflating to have meltdown after meltdown and lose confidence in the process. For all the hubbub about being officially anointed as “Captain” in the offseason, now would be the ideal time for Wright to take this mantle and steady the ship. Because as of right now, the water is murky and rough since the Mets sit at 11-15 and in fourth place in the NL East.
We all know of Wright’s merits.
By the time Wright’s done playing this game, we should be looking at the ...
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The bad news about the Mets keeps getting worse. David Wright, who was supposed to rest his stiff neck last night, was used as a pinch-hitter and now he’s questionable for tonight’s game at Miami,
While it is conjecture Wright might have done something to aggravate his condition, the question can’t help be asked. Seriously, is winning a game in April worth losing Wright for...
The street I live on is a fairly quiet residential one lane road. Three miles to the south it meanders up into the foothills that look down on the valley. It gives way to an expansive residence, the proverbial mansion on the hill. At night, the home is illuminated in a sea of blackness. There’s nothing close by and the property seems big enough to warrant its own zip code. On many...
David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
The Mets, who have won two in a row after dropping six straight, scored four of their first five runs on homers before taking a two-run lead off Jordan Walden (1-1) in the 10th.
I have had this picture in my mind when it comes to the New York Mets over the last few years. Don't bother running a Google Image search for it, because it doesn't exist except for in my head. I picture David Wright in the dugout, looking at the camera with the most exasperated look on his face as if to say "you're going to make me go out there again", or ...
As it usually is for the Mets in Atlanta, things weren’t easy as they rallied to beat the Braves in the kind of game they often would lose in Turner Field. The Mets tied the game in the ninth against closer Craig Kimbrel on David Wright’s fourth homer of the season and added RBI singles from Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy to win, 7-5 in ten innings. The Mets scored the game-winner...
Heading into the final game of a three-game series with the Miami Marlins, both the Mets as well as starting pitcher Dillon Gee must have been aware that the situation was approaching desperation. Having scored a combined five runs over the last three games, the Mets were in the midst of a six-game losing streak and Manager Terry Collins was feeling the pressure.
The New York Mets overcame two late inning deficits to defeat the Atlanta Braves in ten innings on Friday Night, 7-5.
Solo homers from Marlon Byrd and David Wright erased one-run deficits in the eighth and ninth inning respectively, and pinch-hitter Jordany Valdespin sparked a two-out, two-run rally in the tenth. Pinch-hitting for Andrew Brown — who made his Mets debut — Valdespin...
#Mets lineup: bit.ly/135Wm9LTejada SSMurphy 2BWright 3BBuck CTurner 1BDuda LFByrd CFBrown RFMarcum P
— MetsBlog.com (@metsblog) May 3, 2013
Tonights Braves lineup vs Mets: Schafer RF, Simmons SS, J Upton LF, Freeman 1B, Gattis C, Uggla 2B, BJ Upton CF, Francisco 3B, Minor P
— Braves Radio Network (@BravesRadioNet) May 3, 2013
Oh god. I just remembered we have to suffer through...