INTO THE RECORD BOOKS!
David Wright’s two-run home run in the sixth-inning gave him 735 career RBI, the most in franchise history, passing Darryl Strawberry, who had 733.
“I think that just kind of growing up and knowing the history of the organization, to have your name mentioned in the same breath with Strawberry and Piazza and some of these guys, is quite an honor, and hopefully there’s more to come.”
WRIGHT ON TIME!
David Wright has three home runs this season and all three have given the Mets a lead…Besides tonight, Wright’s other two home runs came on: April 7 vs. Atlanta, a 4-2 win and April 14 at Philadelphia in a 5-0 win.
“I get a tremendous amount of pride to put that uniform on. Obviously, we’ve had some tough times over the last three years. But every day I come to the ballpark I’m extremely lucky and fortunate to put this uniform on. You never take it for granted.”
Tonight’s two-run home run was Wright’s fourth game-winning RBI this season. He has 10