Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 6/28/14
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I am a David Wright fan. But having said that, he is by no means untouchable and GM Sandy Alderson would be doing the Mets a disservice if he did not explore the trade market for Wright this offseason. The big question for the Mets is to determine what they think he is likely to offer the club in 2012 and beyond and compare that to what he might bring back in trade value. What makes this question difficult is that Wright’s 2011 season is so tough to analyze. Sure, his overall numbers were .254/.345/.427 but he also played part of the year with a fracture in his back. Shouldn’t he be given some sort of bonus/reprieve for playing through that? So, let’s focus on what Wright did when he returned from the disabled list. From July 22nd to September 4th, Wright was the guy who appeared to be on a Hall of Fame path a few years ago. In 40 games and 175 PA he put up a .327/.400/.529 line. But from September 5th through the end of the season, in 100 PA, Wright had a .178/.260/.289 lin...
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