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Roster Moves Worth Reporting But Aren’t Worth The 300 Words – Vol. 36

For Baseball Hot Corner’s articles to be recognized by Google, they put a requirement on all blogs that each post/article should be 300 words or more. That’s usually not a problem for major breaking trades or free agent signing news. But sometimes, there are trades and signings that do happen that are interesting, but might not need the requisite 300 word analysis. Nevertheless...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sean Gilmartin could have a big September

Entering this season, the Mets were expecting Michael Cuddyer to be their big offseason acquisition, hoping he would provide a high average, some power, and protection for Lucas Duda and David Wright. While Cuddyer has played well since the start of the second half, there is another offseason acquisition who has quietly put together a nice season. Rule 5 Draft picks are interesting...
Via Mets360.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Should Sit Wright Today

I am happy for David Wright and his return to the Mets. In the handful of games he’s played last week, he’s swung the bat well and after an awkward first game in the field his defense has come around. WRIGHT: Should sit today. (Getty) For all he’s gone through and all he’s meant to the Mets, he deserves the opportunity to play in October. That being said, I don’t want...
Via New York Mets Report
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 alt.sports.baseball.ny-mets a number of times each week. Recently...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Lineup, August 28, Boston

Here’s the Mets’ batting order for Friday’s game against Boston: Juan Lagares – CFCurtis Granderson – RFYoenis Cespedes – LFDavid Wright – 3B Michael Cuddyer – 1B Wilmer Flores – 2B Travis d’Arnaud – CRuben Tejada – SSMatt Harvey – RHP COMMENTS: The place should be rocking tonight like never before. … I like Cespedes hitting third. … Good...
Via New York Mets Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With the Season Winding Down, Mets Look like World Series Favorites

If you told any New York Mets fan in the offseason that their team would be in first place during the dog days of August, no one would have believed you, but that is the case. Entering Thursday, the Mets sit 6.5 games ahead of the Washington Nationals atop the National League East. And it’s not the same old story with the Mets. They’re finally hitting! In the month of August...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Lineup, August 28, At Philadelphia

Here’s the lineup the Mets will use tonight in support of Jon Niese as they go for the sweep in Philadelphia and attempt to extend their winning streak to seven games: Curtis Granderson – RFYoenis Cespedes – CFDaniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Kelly Johnson – 2B Travis d’Arnaud – C Michael Conforto – LFRuben Tejada – SS Niese – LHP COMMENTS: It’s working...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Don Mattingly helped David Wright return to the diamond

On Monday, in his first major-league at-bat in over four months, David Wright crushed a home run, but getting to the point of returning to the batter's box this season, nonetheless in the heat of the Mets' playoff push, required the help of a man who had no affiliation with the Mets organization. Wright, who was diagnosed with spinal stenosis while rehabbing a hamstring injury in...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Get Good News On Lucas Duda’s Back

The Mets received a second opinion on Lucas Duda‘s injured back and according to GM Sandy Alderson, it was “favorable”. Dr Robert Watkins, who also oversaw David Wright‘s rehab program from spinal stenosis, diagnosed Duda’s back as a small thoracic disk herniation. It doesn’t appear too serious and the team expects Duda back from the DL […]
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Clobbering Time: Wright Returns With A Bang As Mets Explode For 8 Home Runs!

The Mets have waited since April to get David Wright back in the lineup, but he quickly made his presence felt last night during his first at-bat. The Mets captain crushed a mammoth home run against  Phillies’ starter Adam Morgan, and he finished the day going 2-for-5 with a walk and three runs scored. The […]
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Returns To Mets In Style, Crushes Home Run In First At-Bat (Video)

There was some concern among New York Mets fans that captain David Wright returning to the lineup might upset the chemistry of one of Major League Baseball’s most surprising teams this season. Wright’s first at-bat Monday did plenty to allay those concerns. Playing in his first game since April 14 after back issues required a lengthy stint on the disabled list, the veteran third...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking back at history, and forward with David Wright

Last night the New York Mets did something historic. As a team they hit 15 extra-base hits, and eight home runs, led by none other than David Wright. In his first at-bat four months removed from the game of baseball, he crushed a pitch into the second deck in Citizens Bank Park. Wright’s power display was followed by Juan Lagares, Wilmer Flores, Travis d’Arnaud (back to back...
Via Mets360.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets are raining fire all over the MLB

What a night of baseball for the New York Mets. AGAIN. Absolutely unbelievable. What looked to be an awful game turned into a record-setting night, as the Mets gave up 7 runs in 3 innings, then hit 8 homeruns and 15 extra-base hits to comeback and win 16-7. This also wasn’t even with their complete lineup, as Lucas Duda AND Curtis Granderson were both not playing (Duda on DL, Granderson...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright homers in return, Mets hit 8, beat Phillies 16-7

PHILADELPHIA (AP) David Wright hit a long home run on his first major league swing in 133 days, Wilmer Flores went deep twice and the New York Mets set a franchise record with eight homers in a 16-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Lagares, Travis d'Arnaud, Daniel Murphy and Michael Cuddyer also connected for the NL East-leading Mets...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies fall despite clubbing three homers

No deficit is too large for the new-look Mets to overcome. No offensive benchmarks are too ostentatious. David Wright homered in his first game since April and wound up being a footnote in the Mets' 16-7 win over the Phillies on Monday, which featured ...
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gut Reaction: Mets 16, Phillies 7 (8/24/15)

There must have been something in the cookies David Wright made for the Mets last night, as the team hit eight long balls tonight, and outslugged the Phillies to a victory. The Mets set team records for most extra base hits and home runs in a game. The Captain came back tonight and hit an upper deck home run in his first at-bat of the game. Wright also added a single and a walk...
Via Mets360.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Return To Amazin’ Status

The Mets are due for a fall and it looked that would happen when their ace, Jacob deGrom, was rocked for seven runs and didn’t get out of the third. He threw 82 pitches in the worst start of his career. So, the Mets didn’t have much of an option other than to would lick their wounds, scarf down the rest of the cookies given to David Wright in his return from over four months...
Via New York Mets Report
6 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...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright returns to Mets, bats cleanup

PHILADELPHIA (AP) David Wright is back in the New York Mets' lineup and hitting cleanup after missing more than four months with a back problem. The captain was activated from the disabled list before Monday night's game against the Phillies. Left-hander Dario Alvarez was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room on the roster. Wright got a standing ovation from Mets fans at Citizens...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Lineup, August 24, At Philadelphia

Here’s tonight’s Mets’ lineup at Philadelphia: Juan Lagares, CF Daniel Murphy, 1B Yoenis Cespedes, LF David Wright, 3B Wilmer Flores, 2B Travis d’Arnaud, C Michael Cuddyer, RF Ruben Tejada, SS Jacob deGrom, RHP: COMMENTS: Tonight marks the long-awaited return of David Wright; playing third and batting clean-up. … Very interested to see Cespedes and Wright back-to-back....
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright returns to Mets after four-month absence in series opener vs. Phillies

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having won three consecutive games, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-74) will seek to continue their momentum, as they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Mets (67-56). Mets third baseman David Wright will be playing in his first game tonight since suffering...
Via Philliedelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Optimal Time For Wright To Return

In some respect, it will be Opening Day II for the Mets with the return of David Wright tonight in Philadelphia. Only this time the Mets are 11 games over .500. The last time they had a record this good was Sept. 28, 2008 when they lost to the Marlins – and consequently the pennant – on the last day of the season for the second straight year and finished 89-73. WRIGHT: Welcome...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets unsure what to expect as Wright makes long-awaited return

What can the New York Mets expect out of third baseman David Wright when he returns to the lineup on Monday night for the first time in more than four months? Even manager Terry Collins concedes he has "no idea."Following an arduous rehabilition process while attempting to come back from spinal stenosis, Wright will get the start at third base against the Philadelphia Phillies. It...
Via Fox Sports
6 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...
Via Mets360.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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