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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...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #5-Wilmer Flores
February 12th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number one over the course...

David Wright Expects New York Mets to Be More Successful in 2014
January 13th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
While the New York Mets have been busy this winter, one man who has been relatively quiet has been third baseman David Wright. After inking an eight year, 138 million dollar extension with the club last winter, Wright essentially became the face of the franchise. While Wright offered to pitch...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Famous Faces to Play in Both Boroughs #7-Robin Ventura
December 22nd, 2013 at 12:27 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Sundays with the...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: David Wright (2006-2010, 2012-2013)
December 19th, 2013 at 11:19 AM
As our All Star Memories Series winds down we are catching up to the present in the New York Mets' All Star timeline. Today's entry in the series looks at the man who has tied (and will likely break) the franchise record for All Star appearances, third baseman David Wright....

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 27th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Zach Lutz
November 7th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...