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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...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Wilmer Flores
October 25th, 2013 at 10:01 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 News and Notes: Matt Harvey Avoids Tommy John Surgery . . . for Now
September 18th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
One of the biggest developments for the New York Mets this season was the maturity of starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey developed into a superstar for the Mets, going 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA in 26 starts. Harvey also started the All Star Game at Citi Field and was beginning...

Wilmer Flores Trying to Make His Mark with New York Mets
September 1st, 2013 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets made some headlines earlier this month when they promoted one of their top hitting prospects, third baseman Wilmer Flores, to the major leagues. Flores had torn up the Triple-A level all season with the Las Vegas 51's, batting .321 with 15 home runs and 86 RBI's...

New York Mets Promote Wilmer Flores to Major Leagues
August 6th, 2013 at 10:04 AM
A few days ago, we ran a piece about how the New York Mets' plan for Wilmer Flores did not make sense. Flores, one of the team's top hitting prospects, was not immediately recalled when third baseman David Wright had to be placed on the disabled list with a hamstring...

New York Mets’ Plan for Wilmer Flores Makes No Sense
August 3rd, 2013 at 12:37 PM
After David Wright injured his hamstring in last night's game with the Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets knew they were probably going to be without him for a while. Wright has been the team's best offensive player this season, and losing him at a time when the Mets...

Matt Harvey Named All Star Game Starter for National League
July 15th, 2013 at 1:48 PM
The suspense is over and the New York Mets, as well as their fans, have a lot to be excited about tomorrow night. National League Manager Bruce Bochy announced today that he has chosen Mets ace Matt Harvey to serve as the starting pitcher for the NL in tomorrow night's All...

David Wright and Matt Harvey Selected for 2013 National League All Star Team
July 6th, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The 2013 All Star teams have been announced, and the selections for the New York Mets came as no surprise. Third baseman David Wright was elected as a starter by the fans while starting pitcher Matt Harvey was elected by his peers to the National League All Star Team. Both...

David Wright’s Lead Grows in All Star Balloting
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:36 PM
The voting for the Major League Baseball All Star Game is coming down to its final days, and things are looking up for New York Mets' third baseman David Wright. Wright, who is hitting .306 with 12 home runs and 42 RBI's so far this season, spent the majority of...

David Wright Gains Lead in All Star Voting
June 23rd, 2013 at 10:44 PM
With less than two weeks to go in All Star Balloting, the New York Mets have made significant progress in one of their goals for the event. The Mets have been on a social media tear of late in an effort to try and get third baseman David Wright voted...

An Early Preview of Potential 2013 New York Mets All Stars
June 3rd, 2013 at 11:10 AM
As the calendar hits June, excitement continues to build for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. While a lot of exciting events and famous participants have been announced, very little attention has been paid to the players who will play in the main event. While there should be...