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Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Manager Terry Collins #10 directs Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets during a morning workout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Season Preview: With New Faces, Mets Aiming To End 5-Year Losing Streak

Five straight losing seasons. That’s what the New York Mets have produced since moving into Citi Field. David Wright, for one, is tired of it.

03/27/2014

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Wright, Murphy Praise Bartolo Colon

What Wright learned most emphatically during an at-bat was this: If you try to guess along with Colon as a hitter, you’ll lose.

03/12/2014

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright On WFAN: Aiming To Be Average Gets Us Nowhere

David Wright has seen enough mediocrity in his years with the New York Mets. Now the captain sees things turning around — and he has some lofty ambitions.

03/11/2014

Mets third baseman David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Goes Hitless In Spring Debut, Says He’s Just Getting ‘In The Flow’

David Wright said making his spring training debut wasn’t exactly like getting back on a bike, but the New York Mets captain was happy to be back on the field.

03/07/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/06/2014

David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Follow The Leader! Mets Copying David Wright’s New Haircut In Camp

The Mets are following the lead of their captain. Not just in regard to how he acts on and off the field, but how he conducts himself in the barbershop.

03/05/2014

David Wright (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

David Wright On Board With Sandy, Says 90 Wins ‘Attainable’ For Mets

“We’ve got good players,” Wright said. “I love the fact that Sandy is confident in us. I think 90 is challenging, it’s attainable and it’s a good starting point for us.”

02/28/2014

David Wright and Ruben Tejada (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wright, Beltran Irked By Anonymous Sniping Of Mets’ Tejada

Mets captain David Wright is taking a swing at the person who criticized shortstop Ruben Tejada under the shield of anonymity earlier this week.

02/27/2014

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wilpon: Mets ‘Primed To Take Advantage’ Of Alderson’s Plan

The Mets have had to do more with less since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager in October 2010. And now COO Jeff Wilpon is ready to see results.

02/17/2014

David Wright and Derek Jeter in 2009. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Says He Was Lucky To Learn From Jeter

Call it a passing of the torch, of sorts. In 2015, there will only be one captain on the New York baseball scene: Mets third baseman David Wright.

02/12/2014

Mets captain David Wright (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) is rooting for the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson in Super Bowl XLVIII.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Pulling For Seahawks In Super Bowl

Mets captain David Wright hopes the Seattle Seahawks knock it out of the park — so to speak — on Super Sunday. Meanwhile, Yankees reliever David Robertson will be cheering on the guys in orange and blue.

02/02/2014

Jose Reyes (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Collier: Looking Back, Mets Should Have Gone 6 Years On Jose Reyes

Looking at the current market and the cost it takes to acquire available shortstops via free agency or trade — it may have been best for Sandy Alderson and the Mets to retain Reyes.

12/13/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

David Wright On WFAN: Like A Lot Of Mets Fans, I’m ‘Pretty Impatient’

“Me, probably like a lot of Mets fans, are pretty impatient,” Mets third baseman David Wright told Francesa. “…Obviously, for us, the offseason has started out somewhat slow.”

11/25/2013

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Wants Mets To Land Middle-Of-Lineup Bat

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Terry Collins says the Mets’ priority this offseason should be finding a power hitter to form a one-two punch with captain David Wright. “No. 1, we’ve got to find a bat […]

11/15/2013

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