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Were David Wright not the Mets’ captain who would be?

In the early days of the internet a popular worldwide discussion system was called Usenet.  It consisted of newsgroups.  It started up in the early 1980s and still exists today.  The plethora of social media sites has made Usenet close to irrelevant but – call it tradition – I still pop in and look at groups like a number of times each week. Recently...
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David Wright surprises Mets with cookies upon return

The New York Mets laid a 16-7 beat down on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, socking out a whopping eight home runs in the comeback win. The big victory marked the celebrated return of superstar David Wright, who was back in  the lineup after nearly four months away from the team and hit a homer himself. And he ingratiated himself to his teammates by surprising...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' David Wright welcomes himself back with 435-foot homer in first at-bat

PHILADELPHIA -- David Wright hit a 435-foot home run in his first at-bat in 133 days. Wright returned to the New York Mets' lineup Monday night after missing more than four months with a back problem. He drove a 1-1 pitch from Adam Morgan into the second deck in left field leading off the second. Wright got a standing ovation from Mets fans at Citizens Bank Park when he ran onto...
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4 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...
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Mets Unsure How Effective David Wright Will Be In Return

Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer never thought his good friend David Wright would ever be back with the Mets this season, according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. “I never let him know that I had doubts or anything like that,” Cuddyer said on Sunday. “But it’s a credit to him to get back here.” “It wasn’t because […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Goes 3-for-4 For St. Lucie

Mets third baseman David Wright went 3-for-4 with a run scored tonight for St. Lucie as he continues his final two tuneup games before he’s activated on Monday in Philadelphia. Wright raised his average to .375 in seven games during his rehab assignment. Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wright will not be an everyday player […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright WIll Not Play Everyday When He Returns

Mets third baseman David Wright is expected to rejoin the team next Monday when the Mets open up a four game series in Philadelphia. But Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wright will not be an everyday player immediately on his return. Wright who is recovering from a spinal stenosis, has been playing in rehab games at […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Expected To Be Activated Monday For Phillies Series

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets are now eying Monday for David Wright to be activated from the disabled list. That’s when the team heads to Philadelphia for a four-game series with the Phillies. After having two days off, the team’s captain will resume his rehab assignment with Single-A St. Lucie on […]
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11 days ago  |  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...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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