David Wright

2014 Player Projections: David Wright

March 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

If I had to pick one position player from the National League East to anchor a lineup for a year, David Wright may just be my pick. While on the field, the 31 year-old had a monster 2013 season, one that was cut short by a pesky hamstring injury. Wright fell short of 500 plate [...]

In Defense of David Wright

March 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

There has been much debate among Mets fans over David Wright. How will he decline, his contract, and most importantly, how good he still is. They have all been controversial issues. For many, the home run totals are enough to say Wright is getting worse. In fact, the slight decline in power has [...]

Changes, Changes: My Offseason Plan for the New York Mets

October 27, 2013 // 4 Comments

The Mets have a few glaring needs going into this offseason. Despite the numerous promising young players rising through the minor leagues and onto the 40-man roster, there are a few positions that will need to be filled for the team to be competitive in 2014 and beyond. The foundation seems to be [...]

Flores Gets The Call, But Where Will He Play Long-Term?

August 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

In case you missed the news, the Mets today called up their second-best hitting prospect Wilmer Flores from Triple-A (and placed Bobby Parnell on the DL). Flores, who turns 22 years old today, was ranked number five on my top prospect list and by MetsMinors.net. He is having an excellent season for [...]

David Wright Hits DL With Strained Hamstring

August 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets have officially placed David Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.  Wright left last night’s 4-2 win against the Royals early after pulling up lame beating out an infield ground ball. In Wright’s place, the Mets have called up Mike Baxter, who [...]

David Wright And The Hall Of Fame

June 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few days ago, the guys on MLB Now were talking about David Wright‘s chances at the Hall of Fame. He had just hit his 1,500 hit of his career, and those sorts of milestones tend to bring up this kind of debate. So is David Wright a future Hall of Famer? Obviously we don’t [...]

Mets Name David Wright Team Captain

March 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Collins told reporters today in Port St. Lucie that third baseman David Wright has officially been named team captain. Wright, 30, will become the fourth team captain in Mets history, joining Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and John Franco. He had a .306/.391/.492 slash line with 21 home runs [...]

2013 Mets Projections: David Wright

February 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

A year ago, all the talk surrounding David Wright involved his long-term future with the club. A few down years in a row made people start to wonder if we would ever see the David Wright of old (circa 2006) ever again. Would the Mets re-sign him? Would they sell low and flip him for [...]
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