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  1. Clearing the bases: Bard's start promising

    Rob Neyer

    News and notes from around the majors ... First base: Injury news. The injury bug hits the Mets again as we learned David Wright suffered a fractured pinkie finger on Monday. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets will determine Friday ...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  2. The Mets from Throneberry to Wright

    Rob Neyer

    To commemorate the opening of the Mets-Yankees series -- no, not that series; this one -- I've put together the Mets history by era (and if you're interested in the underlying principles involved, here's what I did for the Yankees this spring). So, h...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  3. Expecting big bounce from Mets' Wright

    Rob Neyer

    How unprecedented was David Wright's power outage last season? As Eric Seidman writes, literally unprecedented: Wright Wright hit 10 home runs last year in what was, for all intents and purposes, a full season of playing time. That's right, 10! Afte...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  4. Mets pull back from opposite-field hitting

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, the 2010 season has almost arrived but we're not quite finished attributing blame for that embarrassing performance in 2009. John Harper: Tony Bernazard is long gone as a Mets' executive, rather famously fired last summer for bad behavior, but...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  5. Mets' home just a tiny bit cozier in 2010

    Rob Neyer

    Ah, what qualifies for a headline in February: Broadcaster Gary Cohen may be able to proclaim, "It's outta here!" a little more often in 2010. And David Wright may not be as inclined to frustratingly fling his Great Gazoo helmet, or whatever protec...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  6. Will David Wright's power return?

    Rob Neyer

    After writing some unflattering things about Mike Pelfrey, Bob Klapisch wonders about David Wright's odd power outage this season: Wright They're just as pressed for time with Wright, who everyone assumes will return to his power-hitting wa...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  7. If I can't have Pujols ...

    Rob Neyer

    Today's discussion at Dugout Central boils down to this: If you could build a team around one hitter not named Albert Pujols, who would you choose? Among the eight panelists, no consensus emerged, with votes going to David Wright, Evan Longoria...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  8. Why do the Mets hate David Wright?

    Rob Neyer

    Looks like another long season for David Wright next year. At least in the power department: Sluggers hoping that the dimensions at cavernous Citi Field will be more home-run friendly in 2010 reportedly are going to be disappointed. The New York D...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  9. New helmets on the way

    Rob Neyer

    Well, that certainly didn't take long: David Wright will return to the New York Mets lineup tonight, and he isn't taking any chances. He's planning to wear Rawlings' bulky, new S100 batting helmet if it arrives in time for the game a...

    Blog | September 01, 2009
  10. Manuel of New York: Medieval Manager

    Rob Neyer

    I've been reading Joe Posnanski's new book -- and no, it's not in bookstores yet; being a BBWAA member does have its occasional perks -- and while every page oozes with goodness, there's one story in particular that I must share with ...

    Blog | August 17, 2009
  11. David Wright's bizarre numbers

    Rob Neyer

    David Wright's 2009 numbers? As Ben Shpigel writes, they're befuddling (to say the least!). Almost sheepishly, Wright shrugged when asked for an explanation. He is just as clueless. Defying more than 125 years of precedent is not an easy thi...

    Blog | June 18, 2009
  12. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Whatever today's links might be lacking in wit and wisdom, they're more than balanced with love and mercy ... * Amazin' Avenue wonders why David Wright -- he of the NL-leading .458 on-base percentage -- continues to bat fifth in th...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  13. Rob Neyer: Derek Jeter over Jimmy Rollins? You really have to won...

    Rob Neyer

    The big story last night was David Wright, in a good way. But it was almost Derek Jeter, in a bad way. Robothal: MIAMI -- What started as a touchy subject is about to develop into a full-blown controversy. For Team USA to have its best chance of w...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  14. From Wright to Cabrera: The top 50 for five years

    Rob Neyer

    From David Wright to Asdrubal Cabrera, Rob Neyer counts down the top 50 players over the next five seasons.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2008