Found April 13, 2012 on
New York Mets
After David Wright went down with a broken pinky on Monday against the Nationals, the Mets lost two games in a row after winning their first four games. They had a much needed day off yesterday to collect themselves and to get some rest. Now the head to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies for a three series. The 3-3 Phillies are a different team this year compared to years past. This isn’t the same dominating team that was by far the best team in the National League anymore. They are a team with a very strong pitching staff… and that’s about it.
While the Phillies pitching staff is still the best in baseball, they have a lot of holes in their team. Without Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in the line-up, the offense is the weakest part of the team, which is a strange thing to think considering how dominating it was just a couple years ago. As a Mets fan I look at their line-up and I’m not concerned at all. The Mets line-up can out hit the Phillies line-up, pretty easily if I may add. Th...
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The Mets rested Thursday. David Wright rested. All remains status quo for the third baseman.
The team released a statement to that effect on Thursday afternoon, saying that a hand specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery told Wright he can resume baseball activities "as tolerated." The Mets will review Wright's status again prior to Friday's game in Philadelphia...
As the Mets roll into Philly for a 3 game set that starts with Cliff Lee and R A Dickey the only drama that follows them is if there 3rd baseman Mr Wright will be playing Friday night.
The Mets lineup has blown up without Wright in the lineup . Wednesday day game it seemed the Mets struck out at every at bat. Duda, Bay and Davis have done nothing with Wright out. Duda has done nothing
David Wright was out of the lineup for the third straight game because of a broken right pinkie.
The New York Mets third baseman was cleared to play by a hand specialist Thursday, but Justin Turner was in Wright's No. 3 spot in the lineup and playing third base for Friday night's game against the Phillies.
Wright sat out games Tuesday and Wednesday after learning he broke...
Photo By Michael BaronWhen I heard the news that David Wright could play as tolerable, to be honest I was relieved that it wasn't that serious and really didn't think much more about it. Then when Friday came around, after a day off, Wright was not in the line-up and talking about how his pinkie was too swollen to swing a bat or throw the ball, I began to think maybe they...
David Wright took some nice swings in the batting cage today and afterward the Mets announced he would play today and be in today’s lineup, and batting third.
Mets Starting Lineup
Ruben Tejada SS
Daniel Murphy 2B
David Wright 3B
Ike Davis 1B
Jason Bay LF
Lucas Duda RF
Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF
Josh Thole C
Jon Niese LHP
The Mets took the opener of the series last night by the score...
According to multiple sources, including ESPN, SNY and most importantly the Mets themselves, David Wright will play today and apparently avoid a trip to the disabled list due to his recently broken right pinky finger.
New York Mets (4-2) at Philadelphia Phillies (3-3)
NYM: R.A. Dickey (1-0, 3.00) vs PHI: C. Lee (0-0, 1.50)
The New York Mets won their first four games with David Wright healthy, but the offense clearly suffered in back-to-back losses without him.
Even with his return, facing Cliff Lee won’t be an easy task.
Wright should be in the lineup Friday night against the host...
The Mets head to Philadelphia this evening for a 7:05 pm start against the defending division champions Phillies. The game will mark the start of the team's first road trip of the season, and they will start without injured third baseman, David Wright, who is still ailing from his recently broken pinky.While nursing a one game lead over the Phillies tonight, the Mets will be...
David Wright is off to a sensational start and played a big role in the New York Mets' season-opening three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves.
His fast start, however, could come to a halt with a trip to Atlanta.
Wright hopes to put an end to his struggles at Turner Field on Monday night when the Mets open a three-game set against a Braves team seeking its sixth straight win...
David Wright was back in the New York Mets lineup after missing
three games with a broken right pinkie.
The Mets clinched a series win this afternoon in Philadelphia by shutting out the Phillies by a score of 5-0.
Jonathan Niese was on the hill today, and he pitched brilliantly, tossing 6.2 innings of shutout baseball, allowing only 5 hits while walking 1 and striking out 5 Phillies.
David Wright returned from injury today, and hit the first pitch he saw to the deepest part of the...
The Vanimal allowed the Mets to score early today. Photo: APThe Metropolitans got to the Vanimal early, plating four runs in the first four innings on two home runs en route to blanking the Phils 5-0. David Wright hit a first inning bomb to straight away center on the first pitch he saw from Worley answering any questions about the health of his pinky. Lucas Duda added a two run...
Jonathon Niese and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, David Wright homered despite a broken finger and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 on Saturday.
Niese (2-0) allowed five hits and struck out five in 6 2-3 innings. Bobby Parnell got four outs and Jon Rauch pitched the ninth.
Wright was 3 for 5, including a long homer on the first pitch he saw after missing...