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David Wright Has Shown Flashes Of Vintage Self

New York Mets third-baseman, David Wright, has been able to feel like his vintage self over the last few games. Between the walk-off single in Saturday’s thrilling extra-inning win over Milwaukee to his three-run bomb against Washington last night, Wright has shown flashes of his former greatness. For a few days he has gotten to play for that feeling of pure enjoyment, and not...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 hour ago

Death, taxes and dominant Noah Syndergaard

The Mets’ offense is again a mystery, mixing home-run binges with an increasing number of disappearing acts. David Wright is a daily unknown, his status in question until he takes the field. Even the vaunted rotation has shown cracks, just completing a week in which Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Bartolo Colon all had their...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Captain scripts Wright ending with walk-off hit

Had David Wright glanced into the Citi Field dugout, or at third-base coach Tim Teufel down the line, he would have seen that his superiors were freeing him to swing away. The Mets were stuck in a tie game, had been for most of Saturday, but Wright was batting with a 3-0 count and every base occupied. Fearing the take sign, he just didn't look.
2 days ago

David Wright Expects To Play Better Baseball

New York Mets third-baseman, David Wright, had another rough game at the plate during Wednesday night’s 7-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Wright was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. The captain had sat out the previous game due to his back acting up, a constant worry due to spinal stenosis. “The back thing is just something that I’m going to have to get used to because it’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago

One-game rest appears to serve Wright well

David Wright will never know if resting Tuesday when he wanted to play ultimately saved him from further damage to his back. All Wright and the Mets know is that he felt well enough Wednesday to return to the starting lineup after only a one-day absence.
5 days ago

Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

According to reporters at Citi Field David Wright has been scratched from the lineup on Tuesday after telling Terry Collins that his back was tight. Wright told Collins that he could still play tonight, byt Collins made the decision to scratch him. This is coming after Wright had consecutive days off to get ready for the Nationals series. Obviously there are some big concerns in...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago

David Wright had teammates salute fans after loss

The New York Mets were eliminated in heartbreaking fashion Sunday night courtesy of a 7-2 Game 5 World Series loss, and they were then forced to watch the Kansas City Royals celebrate their championship on the Citi Field turf. But that didn’t stop David Wright from leading his Mets teammates out onto the field from the clubhouse for one last salute to the fans still inside the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

David Wright isn't done yet

As the summer of 2015 dragged on without the presence of David Wright in the Mets’ lineup, questions surfaced about the star’s future as a Major League ballplayer. He put some of those fears to rest with his first at-bat back with the Mets on Aug. 24 when he launched a home run against the Phillies. But since then, every extended dry streak for Wright has led to critics declaring...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs gave David Wright 3rd base from Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs may have been unceremoniously swept out of the postseason courtesy of the New York Mets, but the organization nevertheless displayed an admirable exhibition of sportsmanship following the team’s elimination in the NLCS, as the Cubs presented Mets captain David Wright with a pretty awesome keepsake to commemorate the victory. Wright, in his 12th year and coming...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The return of the Mets captain?

By Cameron Fine Captain David Wright is finally getting in some baseball activity, including potential rehab games for the Port St. Lucie Mets this upcoming Monday, and might actually come back to the New York Mets sometime soon. He’s been injured since mid-April with what is diagnosed as spinal stenosis, which is an injury that is beyond serious. You somewhat need a healthy...
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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