Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Seven-time All-Star third baseman David Wright checked in with MMO before Game 2 of the Mets’ three-game series against the Giants tonight, to share his thoughts about playing in the All-Star Game at Citi Field, the National League’s chances for the Home Run Derby, all these crazy extra inning games, and what’s in store for the second half of the season. MMO: You’re going to your seventh All-Star Game and you have a plethora of personal accolades, but what’s it like, personally, to start the All-Star Game in your home ballpark. DW: I think the obvious answer is that it’s a tremendous honor. I’ve been in seven All-Star Games, but this one’s going to mean the most to me by far. I grew up a Mets fan, was drafted by the Mets, developed by the Mets and hopefully finish my career with the Mets. To represent the New York Mets in an All-Star Game at Citi Field is a once in a career opportunity and I’ll try to soak in as much as I can. It’s been a tremendous honor being associated with this organization,
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