Found March 28, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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David Wright has been the subject of trade rumors since last season.  Over the past few years we keep hearing how he is not the same player he used to be.  When you really sit down and look at it, is he really that far off from what he was a couple of seasons ago? If you really look at his career, yes he has taken a downturn over the past few seasons, but not as much as you might think. Looking at his numbers you can obviously see that some numbers have changed.  We all know about the strikeouts, but if you take that away his overall numbers are not that far off from what they were a few seasons ago.   His On-Base Percentage has dipped over the past two seasons, but that is a direct result of his batting average being lower, which aside from last season is has been in line with his career numbers.  Last year was an injury riddled season for Wright and he never really got on track. His 2010 season, aside from the strikeouts he was mostly in line with his career numbers.  His average ...
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