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Wright Responds To Critics, Confident Mets Will Beat L.A

After thanking the fans at Citi Field following the final game of the regular season, David Wright had a lot to say about the Mets’ critics who doubted the team all year. “This team believed early on,” Wright said. “Back in spring training, a lot of guys said it — that they thought we were […]
Via Mets Merized Online
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Mets’ Salute To Fans Enduring Image To Season

One by one the Mets drifted from their dugout after wrapping up their 90th victory of the season on a cool and crisp afternoon at Citi Field. Manager Terry Collins, who finally tasted a winning season with the Mets, was followed by David Wright, who missed nearly five months with a back injury and wondered if he’d ever play again, let alone see another playoffs. There was Travis...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

An Emotional Wright Realizes His Dream To Return To Post Season

It was a long road back to the playoffs for Mets captain David Wright. Since 2006, Wright has gone through two heartbreaking collapses in 2007 and 2008, years of watching the team struggle through financial constraints, and suffering through numerous injuries including a most daunting diagnosis of spinal stenosis. All the while, Wright maintained his […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Wright Savors Moment He Thought He Lost

The last time David Wright tasted champagne with the Mets, he thought it was something he would grow accustomed to, like annual All-Star Games and feeling healthy. As a young star on a powerhouse team in New York, he thought he could duplicate what Derek Jeter had done with the Yankees. It couldn’t be that hard, could it? However, the years slowly passed, and at times frustratingly...
Via New York Mets Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets, Cubs celebrate playoff berths

The last time the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs made the playoffs, George W. Bush was still the president. That was until Saturday, though. The Mets clinched the National League East with their 10-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds, and the Cubs celebrated their postseason berth after losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0. New York will play in the postseason for the first time...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Does David Wright play tight when the heat’s on?

The Mets are taking slow, inexorable steps towards their first division title in nine years. By the calculations over here, they should clinch sometime in the September 30/October 1 area. Funny word, should. Similar things were said in 2007 and 2008 – and many fans right now are pushing the panic button, having horrible flashbacks — but these Mets are in much better shape...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright: Expletive directed at Freddie Freeman 'playful'

David Wright was caught on camera dropping a not-so-friendly “f-you” on Freddie Freeman during Wednesday’s New York Mets-Atlanta Braves tilt, but the Mets captain downplayed the exchange following the team’s 6-3 loss. The vulgar greeting occurred at first base during the seventh inning after Wright hit a game-tying single. Wright’s f-bomb may have been precipitated by...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Wright Ready To “Take Back New York”

Mets Captain David Wright sat down with Newsday to discuss the current state of New York baseball, and the craving for the Metropolitans to take back the city. “That’s ultimately what New York wants,” Wright said. “They love gritty, younger-type teams, homegrown. And I think that’s what we can provide. We play exciting baseball. You […]
Via Mets Merized Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Eudor Garcia looking to become the heir to David Wright

Back in 2014, the Mets selected Eudor Garcia in the fourth round of the draft.  Garcia profiled as a first round talent but had flaws that held him from being drafted earlier.  Garcia’s biggest flaw is that he’s 5’11” and 225 Lbs.  He’s not a lithe and graceful infielder nor is he a giant powerful behemoth.  With his body profile the consensus opinion has Garcia shifting...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The return of the Mets captain?

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 spine to play baseball...
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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