Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 2/18/13
Updated by Joe D. You can deny it all you want, jump up and down, throw a tantrum, or just ignore the facts – the choice is yours. But when you look at the evidence, there is no denying that David Wright has practically mirrored Derek Jeter in terms of overall production and value to the team during the regular season. In fact, Wright outproduced Jeter over a broad array of offensive and defensive measures. Am I saying Wright should get the same accolades as Jeter who has been one of the best post season players in the history of the game? No, I’m not saying that. But who’s to say that if Wright has outproduced Jeter as he has in the regular season, that he couldn’t have done the same or better if he was given the opportunity to play in 158 post season games and get 734 plate appearances like Jeter has? Are you familiar with the “Law of Averages”? Recently, ESPN compared the two over the course of their regular season careers, which is the only fair comparison you can really make at...
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