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David Wright on World Baseball Classic: “It’s No Exhibition by any Means.”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

David Wright signed his $138 million, eight-year contract extension back in December and is excited to see the young power arms the Mets are developing in spring training. For right now though, the Mets third baseman has reported to Phoenix to join Team USA for the World Baseball Classic. In the ...

Terry Collins, New York Mets Have Some Sorting Out to Do in Spring Training

Monday, February 18th, 2013

It should be an interesting camp for the New York Mets. Despite having the Cy Young Award winner in R.A. Dickey, they finished 14 games below .500, and now Dickey is gone. Still, manager Terry Collins has bigger issues to deal with than his starting rotation, as he's talking about ...

Mike Piazza has Moved on From his Feud With Roger Clemens and Claims He was Never Tempted to Take Steroids

Friday, February 15th, 2013

The release of Mike Piazza's autobiography occurred this week where the former catcher wanted to tell the story of his career. Piazza reveals a behind-the-scenes look at his feud with Roger Clemens, the rumors about his sexuality and his opinions on performance-enhancing substances along with a slew of other topics. Mike Piazza ...

R.A. Dickey Says His Relationship with Sandy Alderson Didn’t Have Anything to do with Trade from Mets to Blue Jays

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

For the first time this century, a reigning Cy Young Award winner has changed teams. And in the process, R.A. Dickey has been reunited with former New York Mets teammate Jose Reyes in Toronto, where the Blue Jays are suddenly becoming an unexpected favorite in the American League. R.A. Dickey joined ...

David Wright is ‘Beyond Thrilled’ to Stay with Mets, Feels Confident About Recruiting Free Agents to New York

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

It's official: David Wright has signed up to stay with the New York Mets, most likely for the rest of his career. The Mets third baseman signed his $138 million, eight-year contract -- the largest in team history -- this week. Wright has great expectations for the Mets moving forward and ...

R.A. Dickey Hopes To Finish His Career With The New York Mets

Monday, November 12th, 2012

The man is the first 20-game winner for the New York Mets since Frank Viola in 1990. R.A. Dickey could be the Mets first Cy Young Award winner since Doc Gooden in 1985, but his name has now been thrown out on the trading block. Dickey is seeking a long-term deal ...

20-Game Winner R.A. Dickey Recounts His ‘Special’ Day, Hopes To Be A Part Of Mets’ Solution

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Congratulations to R.A. Dickey. The New York Mets right-hander became the first knuckleballer to win 20 games in more than three decades. Dickey had never won more than 11 games in any previous season and became the Mets' ace this season. His numbers speak for themselves at 20-6 with a ...

R.A. Dickey Joked with David Wright About Costing him a No-Hitter

Friday, June 15th, 2012

At the age of 37 years old R.A. Dickey is having a season for the ages. The Mets right hander became the first 10-game winner in the majors, setting a career best with 12 strikeouts in a win over the Rays this week. He nearly threw the Mets second no-hitter ...

Terry Collins’ New York Mets Open Season With Hot Start

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

While all the talk after the opening few games of the season surrounded the struggles of high-profile teams like the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, the New York Mets were on the other end of the spectrum. Not expected by many to contend this season, the Mets posted ...

David Wright on underdog tee-shirts: “We shouldn’t consider ourselves underdogs. The expectations in our clubhouse should be higher.”

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

David Wright was a homegrown talent of the New York Mets that came up during the 2004 season with a ton of promise along with Jose Reyes. Over the past few seasons Wright has seen this Mets team crumble around him with payroll going from around $150 million to $80-90 million ...