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Category: ‘Third Basemen’

David Wright Begins Full Baseball Activities in New York
July 29th, 2015 at 2:29 PM
For the first time in a long time, there is an air of positivity surrounding the New York Mets in late July. Instead of wondering who they will sell off and trudging towards the end of the season, the Mets are in the playoff race and have made several key...

David Wright Cleared to Engage in Baseball Activities in New York Next Week
July 25th, 2015 at 8:44 AM
After two long months of stops and starts in the rehab process, the New York Mets finally got some good news on third baseman David Wright. Wright will travel to New York next week and engage in baseball activity with the Mets, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The news,...

Report: No Change in Status for David Wright
July 13th, 2015 at 7:37 PM
There were some optimistic reports coming out of New York Mets' camp yesterday about the condition of third baseman David Wright. Wright, who has only played in only eight games this season due to an assortment of injuries, is currently out in California trying to strengthen his back. Despite Wright's...

Daniel Murphy Racks up Four Hits in Rehab Game
June 27th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
The New York Mets are in major need of offensive help. They won their second straight game last night, but only recorded two hits in the process. Daniel Murphy, playing in a rehab game with Port St. Lucie last night, got four hits by himself in that game. Playing eight...

Report: New York Mets Interested in Trade for Aramis Ramirez or Jean Segura
June 8th, 2015 at 9:37 AM
The New York Mets' offense has been pitiful without a slew of injured regulars the past two months. The biggest absence is that of third baseman David Wright, who has been dealing with spinal stenosis and has no timetable for a return. The depressing returns have led Mets' GM Sandy...

New York Mets Pull Another Half Measure with Defensive Maneuvering
June 5th, 2015 at 9:53 AM
Over the last several years, the New York Mets have become kings of the half measure move. The Mets can never seem to make up their minds about anything, and instead of firmly committing to a plan of action they implement half measures that do nothing but waste time and...

New York Mets Need to Figure Out Contingency Plan for David Wright
May 26th, 2015 at 12:33 PM
The New York Mets received bad news over the weekend as third baseman David Wright was officially diagnosed with spinal stenosis. The diagnosis terrified Mets' fans, who recalled that former Met Lenny Dykstra was forced to retire at age 35 with the same condition. Wright, 32, now will have to...

David Wright Shut Down After Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis
May 23rd, 2015 at 6:04 PM
The David Wright comeback has hit another road bump. Just one day after Wright took batting practice for the first time in weeks, the New York Mets announced that Wright has been shut down for a week. The issue remains with his back, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is...

David Wright Takes Batting Practice Friday
May 23rd, 2015 at 8:25 AM
David Wright took a huge step forward towards returning to the New York Mets' lineup on Friday. After resuming baseball activities earlier in the week, Wright's next step was to swing a bat. Wright did that on Friday, when he took batting practice for the first time since being shut...

Travis D’Arnaud, David Wright Move Closer to Returns
May 19th, 2015 at 12:03 PM
The New York Mets have held on to first place in the National League East for over a month now. The feat is more impressive when you factor in that they are missing two key bats in their everyday lineup. Third baseman David Wright has been out of action since...

David Wright Shut Down with Lower Back Pain
May 8th, 2015 at 2:15 PM
The good news for the New York Mets is that David Wright's hamstring is feeling much better. The bad news, however, is that Wright is still nowhere close to a return thanks to a new injury. The Mets confirmed that Wright was examined at the New York Hospital for Special...

David Wright Planning to Begin Baseball Activities Tomorrow
April 26th, 2015 at 8:54 PM
The New York Mets got some good news on the injury front this evening. David Wright, who has been sidelined since April 15th with a strained right hamstring, is set to resume baseball activities tomorrow. The plan, according to manager Terry Collins, is for Wright to run and throw tomorrow...

David Wright Reaches Out to Sons of Slain NYPD Officer
December 27th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Just days before Christmas, one of the big stories in the country was the killings of New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu by an unstable man. The man claimed the killings to be revenge for police brutality in the Eric Garner case before taking his own...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 16th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

David Wright’s Left Shoulder is Improving
November 8th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
One of the keys for the New York Mets in 2015 will be improved health from their captain. Third baseman David Wright's 2014 season was hampered by a left shoulder injury which led to career low power numbers. Wright missed the end of the season; the Mets shut him down...

David Wright’s Power Production Still Missing in Dog Days of August
August 15th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Earlier this season, we discussed where New York Mets' star David Wright's power had gone. At the time, David Wright had gotten off to one of the worst power starts of his career, having only one home run and 17 RBI's back on May 5th. The power appeared to be...

Mets 101 Flashback: David Wright’s Major League Debut
July 21st, 2014 at 9:45 AM
We don't flash back too often here at Mets 101, but when we do it is for a special occasion. A couple of years ago we flashed back to the 10th anniversary of Mike Piazza's first home run in the first professional sporting event in New York City after the...

David Wright Has Bruised Rotator Cuff That Will not Require Surgery
June 29th, 2014 at 9:53 AM
The New York Mets received some good news about third baseman David Wright's injured left shoulder. Wright has missed the last two games after aggravating the injury trying to tag out former Met Ike Davis Thursday night, and it is believed he originally injured the shoulder sliding into second base...

New York Mets Have Few Candidates for All Star Team
May 30th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
Major League Baseball released the first round of voting results for the 2014 All Star Game this week. There were very few New York Mets anywhere to be found on the ballots. Third baseman David Wright was the only Mets player to rank in the top five vote getters (or...

David Wright’s Power Absent in Early Going
May 6th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
One of the more underreported stories in the early 2014 season for the New York Mets is David Wright's lack of power. Since he came up with the Mets back in 2004, Wright has been a good power bat in the middle of the Mets' lineup. Wright is still hitting...