Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/14/12
I have noticed a theme both here and across the entire Mets fanbase of an increasing percentage of people who look at David Wright in a bad light. They put him down no matter how well he is performing and are the first to jump on him when he makes an error or strikes out in a key spot; and that’s just not right. If you are a true fan of your team, you should root FOR the longest-tenured and one of the greatest players in team history, not against. After several years of struggles and injuries, David Wright has come busting out of the gates in 2012, batting .402/.489/.598 with four homers and 21 RBIs. While leading the league in batting average and OBP, Wright also has cut down on his strikeouts, only going down 18 times so far this year. That’s on pace for 97 strikeouts, the same amount he had last season when he missed 60 games with a back fracture. Not to mention, his defense is the best I’ve ever seen him in his career. So if there is any argument against him in 2012, I’d really ...
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