Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/27/12
Right now David Wright in mired in a deep slump. In his last two games he is 0-6, and in his last five games he is 4-19. He’s seen his batting average drop from a respectable .415 to an abysmal .390. Wright has been sensational this year, and he is showing the baseball world really how hard it is to hit .400 for an extended period of time. Wright has been at .400 or close to it for most of May. The lowest Wright’s batting average has been after a game this year was .361 which was on April 27th. With all of Wright’s hits and his great contract he only has five home runs this season. If you extrapolate that for a whole season, he would hit 26 for the year. They aren’t great power numbers, but if you can hit .340 for a year with 26 home runs, that’s phenomenal. In addition to his great offense, Wright is playing some of the best defense of his career, defense at is on par, or even better, to when he won back-to-back Gold Gloves in 2007-2008. After this year Wright has a club option on...
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