Although the Mets would clearly love to lock up their homegrown star for years to come, the club’s higher-ups have decided to delay the decision to sign David Wright to a $100-million contract extension, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
Mets third baseman David Wright isn’t on the disabled list — yet. But he won’t be on the field on Friday night, either. New York announced its lineup for tonight’s game against Philadelphia, and the club’s most feared hitter isn’t in it.
Coming off two lackluster games offensively, the Mets will need a big series from the middle of the lineup, with or without David Wright.
A hand specialist told David Wright on Thursday that he can resume baseball activities, and his status for tomorrow’s contest will be reviewed again before the Mets and Phils kick off their three-game set.
It’s not all bad news, Mets fans. That is, if manager Terry Collins’ “gut” feeling turns out to be correct.
Craig feels David Wright is getting far to much attention for the broken-knuckle in his right pinkie, this after hearing Terry Collins talk about his 3rd baseman visiting a specialist.
Stephen Strasburg outpitched Johan Santana for six innings, and the Washington Nationals’ bullpen made the lead stand up for a 4-0 victory over New York on the 50th anniversary of the Mets’ first game.
If we learned anything from last year, David Wright will play through pain — which is why someone needs to be the adult in the room.
You didn’t think it was going to be all smooth sailing, did you Mets fans?
Talk about a bad break. On Tuesday, the Mets said X-rays had shown a fracture to Wright’s right pinkie finger.
You knew no Ike Davis for Tuesday night. And then you heard a little something, not much, nothing to get out of shape about with David Wright.
After winning their first four games and captivating the imaginations of detractors and fans alike, Mets manager Terry Collins opted to roll out an inferior lineup Tuesday night.
Ross Detwiler pitched five scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals beat New York 6-2 Tuesday, handing the Mets their first loss of the season on the same night they learned that David Wright had broken a finger.
Neil Keefe is joined by Rich Coutinho to talk about the Mets’ undefeated start to the season and why they might be this year’s version of the 2011 Diamondbacks.
The Mets began their 2012 season with a three-game sweep of the rival Braves, their first-ever 3-0 start against a National League East opponent.