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  • Wright motivated to join Mets' winning time

    It was a brilliant spring morning Tuesday on Florida's Treasure Coast, with puffy white clouds in the sky and temperatures warming to the mid-80s. It was the type of day that used to see David Wright bouncing about the back fields in a well-worn orange T-shirt, laughing and joking with anyone in earshot.

  • Wright working on throws behind the scenes

    Throughout the first week of full-squad workouts at the Mets' Tradition Field complex, David Wright has rarely been visible. At times, he has stepped into a batter's box, tracking pitches on a back field. At times, he has fielded fungoes off a coach's bat.

  • Wright, Wheeler progressing after throwing

    David Wright and Zack Wheeler threw on Sunday -- Wright for the first time this Spring Training -- and from all indications it went well for each.

  • Mets' Wright always eager for Glove Day

    David Wright was one of a group of Mets players who were all smiles early Sunday morning as they strolled by the bags and bags of gloves made by Wilson Sporting Goods neatly lined up and placed outside the clubhouse.

  • Around the Horn: Mets confident in corner vets

    With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 12, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2017 roster. This is the second of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season. Next up: corner infielders.

  • Alderson: Wright is Mets' third baseman

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson did not hesitate Monday when asked about the identity of his third baseman heading into next season.

  • Wright looks back on AFL, forward to ST

    David Wright looks back on his time in the Arizona Fall League as one of the most important and most enjoyable stints in a long and decorated baseball career. That's why Thursday night was so special for the New York Mets' third baseman and team captain, who was honored before the game between the Scottsdale Scorpions and Salt River Rafters at Salt River Fields.

  • Mets' Wright 'really confident' he'll be healthy

    A small scar is still visible on David Wright's neck, the product of the cervical discectomy and fusion he underwent earlier this summer. In every other way, Wright appears in normal health.

  • Wright joins Mets, embraces 'cheerleader' role

    David Wright wore a blue hooded sweatshirt emblazoned with Major League Baseball's postseason logo, the drawstring cinched tight to ward off early October's chill. In every way, he looked the part of any other player preparing for Wednesday's National League Wild Card Game against the Giants (ESPN, 8:09 p.m. ET/5:09 p.m. PT).

  • Sidelined Wright finds purpose in camp

    The crowd behind David Wright was screaming his name, the familiar chant that's rung through Queens for more than a decade. The legendary Mets third baseman turned around, saw the mass of blue-and-orange-clad fans lining the bleachers and took center stage.

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