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David Wright

David Wright
David Wright, born Dec. 20, 1982, in Norfolk, Va., is a baseball player and the current starting third baseman of the New York Mets. He has been with the team since his debut in 2004. Wright is a four-time All-Star (2006-09) and two-time Gold Glove-winner (2007-08) at third base.
David Wright, born Dec. 20, 1982, in Norfolk, Va., is a baseball player and the current starting third baseman of the New York Mets. He has been with the team since his debut in 2004. Wright is a four-time All-Star (2006-09) and two-time Gold Glove-winner (2007-08) at third base. « Show less

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  • Home Run Derby: Some sluggers would just as soon sit than swing

    Home Run Derby: Some sluggers would just as soon sit than swing
    It's supposed to be fun, and entertaining. Gather some of Major League Baseball's most feared sluggers, surround them with All-Star teammates egging them on, pump up the volume on the stadium music, and tell the participants to hammer the ball as long...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

    Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB
    Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California? Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
  • Anthony Rizzo jersey cracks top 20 in sales; Derek Jeter No. 1

    Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales. The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day. Heading into his...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/13)

    All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season. Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
  • Angels' Hector Santiago looks forward to pitching -- and hitting

    Hector Santiago will start for the Angels on Sunday night with a chance to win back the rotation spot he lost in early May, when he was demoted to the bullpen and then to triple-A Salt Lake, and to swing a bat for only the third time in his career....
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • deGrom, Mets grind out 4-0 win over Marlins

    MIAMI For all the talk about being sent to the bullpen, the Miami Marlins made a case for why the New York Mets should leave Jacob deGrom as a starter. deGrom, who was winless with a 7.80 earned run average this month, became the latest hurler to...
  • Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers

    Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers
    Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications? Bob Elsner Palm Springs :: Calm down, Clippers fans, you just went from an...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks OK in win over Mets, 7-4

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke looks OK in win over Mets, 7-4
    Pitching seven innings and earning his first victory of the month in the Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the New York Mets, Zack Greinke sounded certain his elbow was no longer a problem. "Hopefully, that's how it stays," Greinke said. Greinke was...
  • Dodgers lose big to New York Mets, 11-3

    KEY MOMENT: In the third inning, with the Mets leading, 2-1, David Wright hit a sharp ground ball to shortstop Hanley Ramirez. The ball was hit hard, but only a step or two to the right of Ramirez. If superior defenders Erisbel Arruebarrena or Miguel...
  • Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback

    Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback
    Dan Straily retired 12 batters in a row in his Chicago Cubs’ debut. Unfortunately for Straily, that streak ended when he drilled New York Mets slugger David Wright behind the left shoulder with a pitch that led to four runs and turned a...