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New York Mets off to best start since 1986

On April 11, the New York Mets had just lost their second straight game to the Atlanta Braves, and their record through five games sat at 2-3. Since that day though, the Mets have racked up 11 straight wins. With their current record at 13-3, the Mets have matched the franchise’s best start through 16 games since the 1986 Mets, which won the World Series. Over the current win...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: David Wright Resumes Baseball Activities

The Mets placed David Wright on the DL after he pulled his right hamstring in last Tuesday’s game. Fours days later, Mets manager Terry Collins said Wright is slowly getting back to baseball activities. (ESPN) “He’s coming along great,” Collins said Sunday morning. “He’s going to do some activity today. … He’s going to hopefully get in the weight room and do some...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets are trying to overcome early season injuries

As the classic Queen song goes, “another one bites the dust.” This could also serve as the April refrain for the New York Mets. On Tuesday, third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day DL due to a strained hamstring. Wright joins the growing list of players for the Mets that are currently not contributing to the play on the field. While expectations for the Mets were...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

With David Wright out, who’s on third?

“Who’s on third?” is a question that’s been asked by Mets fans over the years as much as Abbot and Costello.  According to the UltimateMets database, 153 Mets players have manned the hot corner since the team’s 1962 inception.  Make that 154 while we wait for the webmaster to add backup catcher turned emergency third baseman Anthony Recker to the list. Recker was not...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Put Wright On DL; Bench Still Thin

The names changed but the numbers remained the same for the New York Mets, who placed David Wright on the 15-day disabled list today with a strained right hamstring and recalled Eric Campbell. Wright underwent a MRI this morning, took a cortisone injection and will be idle for the next two days. WRIGHT: Goes on DL. (AP) It was the prudent course, especially since Wright has a history...
Via New York Mets Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Wright likely headed to DL

Tuesday was probably one of the strangest days for the New York Mets. It’s true, they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies behind big days from Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud and a home run from Daniel Murphy to go with 8 more strikeouts from an average Matt Harvey. The game also included 4 hit batters, a catcher’s interference, a challenge, a manager ejected and Anthony Recker...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Leaves Game With Hamstring Pull

The team announced that third baseman David Wright suffered a hamstring pull sliding into second base in the eighth inning. No word on the severity, but obviously this isn’t good news for the Mets. It sounds like Eric Campbell could be on his way to New York. More on this developing story after we hear from Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins.
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

Mets third baseman  David Wright blasted teammate Jenrry Mejia, who was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball Saturday for testing positive for steroids. “It’s obviously disappointing. Not only do you cost yourself 80 games and don’t get paid, but you’re hurting everybody in here. You’re letting down your teammates and I think that probably means just as much, if...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Five bold predictions for 2015

Opening Day is almost upon us, meaning it is time once again to do some bold predictions for the upcoming season, a season that hopefully provides more promise than we’ve seen in the past few years. In looking at the New York Mets here are four predictions to look for in 2015. 1. At least three prospects will make their debuts Long Island product Steven Matz looks to make his...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets star David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

When David Wright heard about the sons of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, he felt obligated to do something.   The New York Mets captain is the son of a cop himself, so on Christmas Eve, he called Jaden and Justin Ramos, who lost their father when he and another officer were murdered in Brooklyn on Saturday. Wright had a 15-minute conversation with the boys and offered them a...
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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