Category: David Wright

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

MLB Hot Stove: Jose Reyes is Taking his Talents to South Beach, but will David Wright or Albert Pujols Be Joining?

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The Miami Marlins netted a few big fish last weekend before the start of the MLB winter meetings in Texas. The Marlins first signed Heath Bell to a three-year, $27 million deal, and then on Sunday night Miami landed the player they sought after from the start of free agency: ...

David Wright On Injury: “I kind of got blindsided by the whole thing. This wasn’t how it was suppose to go.”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

David Wright may be the nicest athlete to ever play in Gotham City. He also can't seem to catch a break. The media has questioned his toughness and his ability to hit in the clutch and fans are beginning to wonder if Wright should really part of the Mets' long-term ...

David Wright “I think consistency is the big word of the spring for me.”

Monday, March 14th, 2011

It's a new season for the New York Mets with a heavy emphasis on the word "new". The Metropolitans have a new manager leading the troops in Terry Collins as New York's front office continues to have a black cloud looming over the organization due to the Madoff scandal. Despite ...

David Wright Credits Starting Pitching for Mets’ Success

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

One wouldn't expect that a guy leading the league in RBIs would claim that the only reason for his team's success is starting pitching, but that's the way David Wright explains the New York Mets turnaround from a poor 2009 and a tough early month to 2010. It may be ...

David Wright and the Mets Look To Bounce Back From An Awful Season

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

The New York Mets suffered through a 2009 season in which they fell flat on their face.  They moved into an over-sized ballpark that their lineup wasn’t suited for and they had a bunch of injuries that proved to be disastrous.  This year, the Mets enter spring training as healthy ...