New York Mets
2014 Avg.
.272
 
Career Avg.
.299
Name  David Wright
Born  12/20/1982
Height  6-0
Weight  210
Number  5
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/29/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright is a career .329 hitter (24-for-73) with five home runs versus Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
Insight: Wright's numbers are down across the board from a .275 batting average to an OPS down 172 points from .904 last season to .732 after 99 games in 2014, but he does like hitting against Hamels.
 
7/28/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright is just 3-for-24 with 11 strikeouts against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Wright's numbers are down across the board from a .278 batting average to an OPS down 165 points from .904 last season to .739 after 98 games in 2014.
 
7/11/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright went 4-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Friday against Miami.
Insight: Wright has gone 10-for-18 with two doubles and two homers over his last five games to raise his OPS from .721 to .760.
 
7/10/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright is a career .423 hitter (11-for-26) against Braves starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: Wright had a bruised rotator cuff and missed seven consecutive games. He's been a solid RBI guy this season (43), but seven home runs and four steals are below expectations for the Mets star third baseman. Perhaps this matchup will help.
 
7/5/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright (shoulder) is in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Wright had a bruised rotator cuff and missed seven consecutive games. He's been a solid RBI guy this season (41), but six home runs and four steals are below expectations for the Mets star third baseman.
 
7/4/2014 6:44:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright (shoulder) is not in the lineup Friday, but he's not going on the disabled list yet, according to Adam Rubin of espnny.com.
Insight: Wright has a bruised rotator cuff was expected to go on the DL if he wasn't ready by Friday. However, the Mets were unable to put Wright through defensive drills Friday because of rain. The team will make a decision Saturday.
 
6/30/2014 6:44:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright (shoulder) will be out until at least Friday, according to Mike Vorkunov of the Newark Star-Ledger.
Insight: Wright has a bruised rotator cuff and will get rest and treatment until Friday. If he's not better by then, he'll likely go on the disabled list.
 
6/30/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright is once again not in the starting lineup.
Insight: Wright has been dealing with shoulder soreness for a few week which ends up being dianosed as a bruised left rotator cuff. Hopefully a short rest will do the trick and he won't need a trip to the disabled list.
 
6/28/2014 8:46:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright's MRI revealed a bruised left rotator cuff, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNY.com.
Insight: Wright has been dealing with shoulder soreness for a few weeks, but he doesn't need surgery. He'll be reevaluated on Monday. "Right now they don't think it's a DL, but they'll re-examine him on Monday and we'll have a clearer picture at that point," assistant GM John Ricco said. "... So it's good news. They want to see if it feels better after a couple of days' rest. They don't anticipate it being a DL stint. If he's still feeling the same, we'll reassess it at that time."
 
6/28/2014 12:53:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright is headed back to New York on Saturday for an MRI on his ailing left shoulder.
Insight: He's apparently been dealing with the problem for a few weeks. Wright wasn't in the lineup Friday either. He is having a so-so season with six homers, 41 RBI and a .277 average.
 
6/27/2014 8:52:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright is headed for an MRI on his ailing shoulder. SOURCE: Adam Rubin, ESPN New York
Insight: He wasn't in the lineup Friday and probably won't be tomorrow either. Wright is having a so-so season with six homers and a .277 average in 79 appearances.
 
Hot6/22/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright has gone 12-for-27 with four doubles, two homers, six RBI and five runs during a seven-game hitting streak.
Insight: Wright batted .138 (11-for-80) from May 25 to June 15 so his season numbers are still disappointing (.278, 6 HR, 39 RBI).
 
Hot6/21/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright went 3-for-4 Saturday in a win against the Marlins.
Insight: He's put together a six-game hitting streak, batting .435 with two homers and five RBI over that span. Wright is hitting .382 versus Miami this season compared to only .262 against the rest of the league.
 
Cold6/17/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright had his first multi-hit game since June 2 and hit his first homer since May 28 Tuesday against St. Louis.
Insight: Wright entered Tuesday's game in a 3-for-43 (.070) slump. He's hitting .266 with five homers, 34 RBI and a .696 OPS this season.
 
Cold6/15/2014 11:11:00 AM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright has batted .385 with two doubles and two homers against Padres starter Ian Kennedy.
Insight: Perhaps facing Kennedy Sunday will help Wright break out of a 2-for-36 (.056) slump.
 
6/4/2014 11:20:00 AM
Description: New York 3B David Wright owns Cubs starter Edwin Jackson.
Insight: Wright is hitting .400 against the right-hander in 15 lifetime at bats. The 31-year-old leads all National League hitters with 245 at bats this season. Wright (.294, 4 HR, 32 RBI) won't come cheap in daily leagues but this enticing matchup is worth every penny.
 
6/1/2014 10:37:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright batted .320 with three homers, 15 RBI and an .821 OPS in May and he gets to start off June against Phillies starter Cole Hamels.
Insight: Wright has 70 at-bats against Hamels and he's hit .329 with five homers, three doubles and a triple. His season average is up to .294 after his hot May.
 
5/30/2014 9:48:00 AM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright is just 3-for-21 (.143) against Phillies starter A.J. Burnett with 10 strikeouts.
Insight: Wright's latest hot streak (.346 over the past 28 days) has raised his batting average from .252 to .302, but he faces a tough matchup on Friday.
 
Hot5/24/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: New York third baseman David Wright picked up three hits Saturday in a loss to Arizona.
Insight: Wright now has 13 hits in his last 29 at bats. The torrid hot streak has raised his batting average from .282 to .307. Make sure Wright is in your lineup for tomorrow's doubleheader.
 
5/20/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: Mets third baseman David Wright is an ugly 1-for-18 (a single) against Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett.
Insight: Wright's batting average is acceptable (.287), but he's lost all his power over the first two months of the season with just 12 extra-base hits and a low .707 OPS. That's not likely to improve on Tuesday in this extremely unfavorable matchup.