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  • 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.

  • Wright welcomes first child, Olivia Shea

    David Wright and his wife, Molly, welcomed their first child into the world on Saturday. Fittingly, her middle name is Shea. Olivia Shea Wright weighed in at 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and the Mets said in a statement that "Mom, Dad and Olivia are doing great."

  • 2016 return unlikely, but Wright in good spirits

    The physical toll the past two weeks have had on David Wright were apparent. A bandage on his throat covered the scars from the surgery he underwent on June 16 to repair a herniated disk in his neck, and the Mets' third baseman looked noticeably lighter.

  • Mets' Wright undergoes neck surgery

    In an "incredibly frustrating and disappointing" latest chapter to his injury-laden career, David Wright and the Mets announced Thursday that the third baseman has opted for surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck.

  • Mets' Wright placed on DL with neck issue

    David Wright was placed on disabled list Friday with a herniated disc in his neck, leaving the Mets without his middle-of-the order bat for at least the next six to eight weeks.

  • Fight for your Wright: Capt. stages walk-off party

    Had David Wright glanced into the Citi Field dugout, or at third-base coach Tim Teufel down the line, he would have seen that his superiors were freeing him to swing away. The Mets were stuck in a tie game, had been for most of Saturday, but Wright was batting with a 3-0 count and every base occupied. Fearing the take sign, he just didn't look.


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