Found May 16, 2012 on Mets Blob:
Terry Collins: I may sit David Wright for the remainder of the season! In a stunning development, Terry Collins stated he feels so strongly about his decision to remove David Wright from last nights game, he is considering benching Wright for the season. Terry shared his thoughts with Mets Blob: "Look, we can't afford to let David Wright get hurt. He is the face of the franchise. I just feel

Mets need to make it right with Wright

Excuse us while we search high and low for the reason the Mets haven't yet offered David Wright a long-term contract. So far, we can't find it. Haven't the Wilpons learned their lesson from the Jose Reyes fiasco? Haven't they figured out that Wright, even more so than his former wingman, is essential to the franchise's legitimacy? The Wall Street Journal recently...

Mets manager Collins learning how to manage Wright

Terry Collins is learning how to manage David Wright's work ethic and sense of accountability. For the second time this season, Collins made a decision meant to make sure the Mets' best player stays healthy and productive, even if Wright objected. After a Mets reliever hit Milwaukee's best player, Ryan Braun, with a pitch, Wright wanted to make sure that he was the one...


METS COME BACK FROM 4-0 AND POUND THE REDS 9 - 4  David Wright is on fire. David Wright once again is clutch and delivers the go ahead run in what became a late inning slug fest for New York.Many of us, The Blob included, have wondered over the past few season if we'd ever see David return to being the great player we once knew. Not only has the old David come back to us, but he seems to

The Mets Have A Spark Plug Again

For years, Jose Reyes would be considered the “spark plug” of the Mets; the man to light up the basepaths, and the dugout. Now with Reyes trying to find his spark in Miami, the Mets were supposed to be lacking such a catalyst both on and off the field come 2012. Turns out, the true spark of this franchise was just waiting to catch fire all along. His name: David Wright. In 2012...

David Wright delivers a key hit as Mets defeat Reds

The New York Mets rallied from a 4-0 deficit, scoring nine unanswered runs to defeated the Cincinatti Reds on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field: R.A. Dickey started for NY, allowing 3 runs on five hits over six innings of work: Dickey tossed three shut-out innings before allowing a solo homerun to Joey Votto in the fourth.  The Reds added three more (two earned) in the fifth on...

This is what the Mets look like in hockey jerseys

  David Wright is hiding from the camera All of these pictures are from @Mets on Twitter. The team is wearing hockey jerseys because they are making a trip to Toronto tonight. When the Mets traveled to Houston recently, they wore cowboy outfits. To see pictures of the Mets in their cowboy outfits, click here.            

Late collapse dooms Reds against Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- David Wright lined his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning that raised his major league-leading average to .411 and sent the New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 9-4 Thursday. Down 4-0, the Mets began their comeback in the middle innings. Then, they were the surprise winners in a matchup of bullpens that were going in different...

On The Wright Track: Mets Come Back From Four Run Deficit To Win 9-4

Recap: R.A. Dickey took the hill looking for his sixth win of the year, going toe-to-toe with Reds ace Matt Latos. Dickey started off dominant, striking out six in the first four frames, but ran into trouble in the fifth after giving up a solo shot to Joey Votto in the previous inning. Come top five, Dickey gave up three runs on a hit-by-pitch, a walk, a double and a passed ball...

Collins removes reluctant Wright in Mets' blowout loss

NEW YORK -- New York Mets manager Terry Collins had zero interest in allowing his best player to risk injury during a rout and no problem explaining the reason. Third baseman David Wright -- the player Collins removed to avoid possible retaliation from the Milwaukee Brewers after their star, Ryan Braun, was hit by a pitch -- initially had a little tougher time accepting Collins...

Wright-Collins flap marks Mets loss

David Wright was ready to take one for the team. Terry Collins was not going to let that happen.

Terry Collins went to the NHL story, outfitted all the Mets in hockey jerseys

Which NY team has more fun than the New York Mets? No pies necessary. Every time you check twitter or facebook, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. ** Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

NY Mets wear hockey jerseys for trip to Toronto

The New York Mets are dressing for success— at least by Canada's standards— by wearing NHL jerseys for their road trip to Toronto where they will play the Blue Jays in an inter-league series this weekend. David Wright— in keeping with the team's theme of dressing for its destination— was spotted wearing a "Mighty Ducks" jersey yesterday after a 9-4 victory...

KRod Shows Aramis the Family Room. Post-Game: Mets 3, Brewers 1

Terry Collins was right…twice.  First, he stood up for Miguel Batista, saying he was going to get many more chances to prove himself as a starting pitcher.  Well, tonight he did more than prove himself, throwing 7 scoreless innings of 4-hit ball.  He stymied the Brewers tonight, with Tim Byrdak and Bobby Parnell taking care of the 8th inning.  On a side note, Bobby Parnell...

New York Mets Getting in the Hockey Spirit

With Hockey in the spotlight in New York, the Mets got in the spirit by donning their favorite hockey jersey during their road trip to Toronto. The themed trip was actually preplanned during spring training, but with both the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils in the playoffs it made the trip even more appropriate. “In spring training we talked about taking...

Brewers 8, Mets 0

NEW YORK -- Before Tuesday night's game, New York Mets manager Terry Collins said his starter, Dillon Gee, was a much better pitcher when he threw strikes and didn't fall behind in the count. But Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Travis Ishikawa had no problem with Gee throwing first-pitch strikes. He homered on the first pitch from Gee in the fifth and sixth innings to help...
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