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  • Wright cherishes playing in '09, '13 Classics

    His cape and shield stowed away for the spring, Captain America watched on television Saturday evening as Team USA lost a thrilling World Baseball Classic game, 7-5, to the Dominican Republic.

  • Wright likely won't be ready for Opening Day

    Doctors on Tuesday diagnosed David Wright with an impingement, which the Mets believe stems from muscle weakness following his neck surgery last June. Wright will refrain from throwing a baseball for "a couple of weeks," according to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, and the third baseman will not attempt to throw with significant velocity for at least a month.

  • Wright: Debuting at DH 'a good first step'

    Designated hitter isn't exactly the position David Wright has in mind. But to the delight of Mets fans at the Grapefruit League home opener vs. Washington on Sunday, Wright made his first appearance even if it was only at the plate.

  • 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.

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