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Young Mets Shortstops Shining During Instructional League

If there’s one thing that’s missing from the Mets it’s impact positional prospects. Since the days of David Wright and Jose Reyes, the Mets have produced several impact pitchers like Matt Harvey, Jon Niese and even Mike Pelfrey to an extent. What they haven’t been able to do is find major league caliber hitters in their own system. According to Mets vice president of player...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Players And Their Walking Dead Counterparts

What it feels like to be a New York Mets fan The New York Mets and The Walking Dead are synonymous is so many ways. The jokes could go on and on for days, but that’s not what this post is about. It’s no secret that The Walking Dead is TSB’s favorite TV show. Hook and I have done numerous recaps, “Dead Yourself” articles, and talked about it on TSB Radio. But now that the...
Via Total Sports Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets Plan To Change Citifield’s Dimensions

Have the Mets finally heard fan requests about changing the dimensions of Citifield? If you glance through any tweet in regards to the Mets, 1 in about 5 tweets are related to the stadium’s dimensions. It’s evident that this field is a pitcher’s park and has affected some of their own star players, such as David Wright, because they’re not the home run hitters they once were...
Via Geeks and Cleats
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: postseason awards

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season 79-83 and tied for second place in the National League East. Despite how positive a second place finish is, it doesn’t get this team where they want to be, which is of course the playoffs. But there are several unofficial postseason awards to give out based on performances of this season. Team MVP Daniel Murphy (.289, 9 HR, 57 RBI) Murphy...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Expect From Wright Going Forward?

According to a report in today’s Star-Ledger, David Wright discussed how his rehab was going as he looks to avoid surgery on his left shoulder. “I’m feeling pretty good,” Wright said on ESPN Radio. “I’m excited to finish this six week rehab program at the end of the time and go hopefully clear to start my normal offseason routine.” “The motivation for me is to be...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: David Wright pleased with rehab progress

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season with a 79-83 record, tied for second with the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. Although ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA, the Mets were slowed by an offense that was just 20th in runs scored. The injury to third baseman David Wright was a major reason for the offensive woes. The good news is that Wright is pleased with the progress...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets360 2014 projection review: David Wright

Next up in our projection review series is the captain, David Wright.  Coming off of two MVP-caliber seasons in a row, Wright suffered through arguably the worst season of his career in 2014, with his numbers falling off across the board.  Of course, Wright was dealing with a severe shoulder injury for a majority of the season and tried to play through it before getting shut down...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: injuries still mounting

Someone needs to let the New York Mets’ players bodies that the season is over. There are all of two games left as of Friday night but that hasn’t stopped key players from going down left and right. The list, at this point, is pretty extensive. David Wright headlines the list that also includes Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black, Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera and as of...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Reveals Extent Of Damage To Shoulder

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched out,” he said. “And therefore my shoulder –...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright should be benched for his own good

Every so often a team is on the verge of competing, but needs a big bat to push them over the edge. In 2014, the Mets are that team, but when the trading deadline came and went at the end of July, no moves were made. That’s because the Mets already have that big bat in David Wright. They are just waiting for him to be David Wright. 2014 hasn’t been overly kind to Wright who’s...
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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