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It All Still Hinges On Wright and Granderson

Manager Terry Collins says “2015 is gonna be the year,” and that the Mets are “gonna be in the mix to play in October.” “We’ve been preaching patience for four years, and it’s time to step up,” said Collins on Thursday while volunteering at a food bank in Queens. “We’ve got Matt coming back, Michael Cuddyer coming in. We’re gonna be a different team. We should...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Wright’s Shoulder Feels Good, Collins Predicts Playoffs

David Wright told MLB Network Radio that his shoulder feels good and said that last week’s MRI results showed significant improvement compared to previous MRIs. “I’m starting to see some good results,” Wright said regarding his rehab progress. He estimated that he’s about a month away from conducting baseball activities. “I think everything we know about David’s shoulder...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Will Likely Avoid Shoulder Surgery

Mike Puma of the New York Post is hearing that David Wright has made “significant progress” in his shoulder rehab. And the good news is that it now appears that Wright will not need surgery. No official word yet from the team. Wright was supposed to be reexamined by team doctors around November 2, but it’s not known yet if that exam took place. October 30 Mike Vorkunov of NJ...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Mets Regret Wright Contract?

While the news is encouraging regarding David Wright’s rehab program on his sprained left shoulder, the Mets must be wondering about his future and the eight-year, $138-million contract they gave him that could financially tie their hands through 2020. Wright missed the last three weeks of the season and all reports say he’ll be ready for spring training. Wright’s rehab program...
Via New York Mets Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Feels Fine, Hopes For Good News When Doctors Reexamine Shoulder

Mike Vorkunov of NJ Advanced Media spoke to Mets third baseman David Wright who told him that everything is going well as he continues to rehab his injured left shoulder. “No setbacks, we’re moving forward,” Wright said. “That’s all you can ask.” Wright was shut down for the season on September 9 with inflammation in his left shoulder. However, an MRI taken after the...
Via Mets Merized Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: David Wright making great progress in shoulder rehab

With one week left in his six-week shoulder rehab program, New York Mets third baseman David Wright reports very steady progress with no setbacks. Although not officially placed on the disabled list, Wright sat out the final 21 days of the season with a sprained left shoulder, and he has spent most of the time since then getting that shoulder back into shape. It appears that he...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 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...
October 10, 2014  |  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...
October 06, 2014  |  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

Trading David Wright? What the what?

There has been talk festering throughout the Mets’ blogosphere that the Mets should admit that they are going nowhere fast, swallow their pride and trade David Wright away for prospects while he still has some value. Wait, what? You mean trading the franchise and the effervescent face of the franchise? Well, before we dismiss it totally, as Brian Joura pointed the other day, Wright...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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