Nice start to what will hopefully be a promising season. Let’s go Mets!
A few days ago before the Mets played their first spring game against the Washington Nationals, Terry Collins and the Mets organization were downplaying the severity of David Wright’s rib cage injury. Fast forward to today and everyone is much more concerned. Wright, who has two years left on his contract, is yet to play in a spring game this… Read more →
The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with third baseman Ryan Zimmerman that will keep him in Nationals uniform until 2021. The deal is six years, and worth $100 million. Zimmerman’s contract expires after next season, so he is now under Nationals control for eight years, $126 million. This is a pretty huge contract, especially for someone who has managed… Read more →
It’s season preview time! Each Saturday I will analyze each position, lookinHpog at the quality, as well as the depth of the Met roster, and how players at each position could perform this season. Enjoy. 2012 will be one that will make or break the career of the guy manning the hot corner in Queens. David Wright will need to… Read more →
Here is some positive Mets news from today. According to Jon Heyman of SI, the Mets will not be trading third baseman David Wright this winter. He also said that they got some “bad” offers from other teams. David is under contract with the Mets until 2013, with the 2013 option automatically declined if he is dealt. Also, according to… Read more →
I had the opportunity to ask a few questions on Twitter with Joe D of Mets Merized Online about David Wright. First, I asked if the Mets should (or shouldn’t) trade David. Here is the conversation that ensued: I completely agree. A few years ago, David Wright was considered one of, if not, the best third baseman in all of… Read more →
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Mets have been asking around about interest in David Wright. David has two years, and a total of $31MM left on his contract, with the second year being a club option with a $1MM buyout. Possible teams? Well, here’s what Sherman had to say: “The team the Mets are focusing… Read more →
NOTE: This plan is without Jose Reyes. I would like to have Jose Reyes back, but here I will be looking at an alternative: life without Jose. First, let’s start with the players with guaranteed contracts for next season: Johan Santana $24MM Jason Bay $18.3MM David Wright $15.25MM R.A. Dickey $4.75MM D.J. Carrasco $1.2MM Now, the projections for arbitration eligible… Read more →