Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/20/12
There is a common thread – a familiar ring – to today’s Mets Game Notes. Let’s see if you can spot it… WRIGHT IN THE RECORD BOOKS: David Wright collected three RBI on Wednesday at Atlanta to give him 733 for his career, equalling the franchise mark set by Darryl Strawberry. Colorado’s Todd Helton is the only other active player who leads his team’s all time RBI list. Entering tonight, Helton has 1,316 RBI. Thought from Joe D. – While that’s true, and while I commend Wright on this pretty cool achievement, lets not forget this is possible mostly because we never keep anyone on this team long enough to compile eye-popping statistics. For example imagine if we had simply hung onto Rusty Staub when we first acquired him, he would have over 1,000 RBI’s as a Met and what about Jeff Kent… There’s dozens of examples, those are just two. NINE IS FINE: David Wright has reached base safely at least twice (via hit, walk or hit by pitch) in all nine games he’s played this season, the longe
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