Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/21/13
With a pair of home runs that spelled the difference in the Mets 4-3 rubber match win in Atlanta, David Wright has now reached double digit home runs on the year and leads the team in almost every offensive category while putting on a show in the field. In the past two weeks, Wright has been particularly locked in, tallying seven multi-hit games, just in time for the final weeks of the All-Star Game voting. Since June 5th, Wright is batting .407, and last night’s three hit performance pushed his OPS on the year over .900. Starting the month of June with a batting average in the .270′s, he has gotten himself back up to .304 for the season, despite having little protecting in the lineup. He now has himself 11 homers and 38 RBIs for the year, while also showing off his speed, stealing 12 bases and ripping four triples. His catching fire has coincided with the injury to Giants third baseman and the undeserving current NL third baseman lead vote-getter Pablo Sandoval, who is currently nu...
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