Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/10/13
While Ike Davis grabs all of the attention for duplicating his rough start from a season ago, almost no attention is being given to David Wright once again getting off to a terrific start. Unlike last year at this time, the Mets are under .500 and all of the buzz centers around Matt Harvey and John Buck. However, Wright deserves praise for getting out of the gate quick. Through games of May 9th last year, Wright had a .376/.475/.554 line. It was great fun watching him return to MVP form yet Wright was succeeding thanks to an unsustainable .427 BABIP during that stretch. Compare that to this year, when Wright has a .299/.424/.542 line with a .325 BABIP. That number might still appear to be elevated, yet compare it to his career .345 mark in the category. This year, Wright has both a better walk rate (18.2 vs. 16.4) and a higher ISO (.243 vs. .178) than a season ago. Wright is accomplishing this coming off last year’s second-half swoon, signing an offseason mega extension and
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