A Mets legend gets one last game. A Twins legend may join him. The NL West is a dogfight.
I must admit that David Wright is my all-time favorite Mets player. I don’t mean that as a backhanded insult, even though I’m having trouble thinking of who my second-favorite Met is. (I can think of former Mets players that I admire, but I associate them more with other teams they played for than the Mets.) But I couldn’t help but admire Wright’s all-around game and his attitude on and off the field. He was also “Captain America” for Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
- The Mets announced on Thursday that third baseman David Wright will be activated from the disabled list on September 25 and will start on September 29. After that, Wright’s playing career will be over. No one is saying “retired” because that has all kinds of financial ramifications, but like Prince Fielder a few years ago, they’ll declare that he’s physically unable to play and collect on the insurance.
- Eric Chesterton ranks the best moments of Wright’s career.
- Mets fans reacted with the same kinds of sadness that you …Read the Rest
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