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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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  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored

    Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings¬†to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....
  • Online sportsbook lists Chris Davis as favorite to win Home Run Derby

    Online sportsbook lists Chris Davis as favorite to win Home Run Derby
    Following Chris Davis’ 37th homer on Sunday in the Orioles’ final game before the All-Star break, online sportsbook Bovada now has the first baseman listed as the betting favorite for tonight’s Home Run Derby. Bovada currently gives...
  • Chris Davis will bat cleanup for American League in All-Star Game

    Chris Davis will bat cleanup for American League in All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Chris Davis has been named the American League's cleanup hitter for Tuesday night's All-Star Game, manager Jim Leyland announced. The Orioles first baseman, starting in his first All-Star appearace, leads the majors with 37 homers. He...
  • Home Run Derby gets big ratings in Baltimore, Davis an All-Star MVP favorite and O's introduce South Korean pitcher

    Home Run Derby gets big ratings in Baltimore, Davis an All-Star MVP favorite and O's introduce South Korean pitcher
    As we lead up to tonight’s All-Star Game, here are some Orioles odds and ends: -- ESPN’s television broadcast of last night’s Home Run Derby receieved a 5.0 overnight rating, which is up six percent from last year’s broadcast. In...
  • Despite a few compelling storylines, Home Run Derby has gotten tired

    Despite a few compelling storylines, Home Run Derby has gotten tired
    Maybe it was the moment when ESPN showed Chris Davis with his hand wrapped in a towel on Monday night. Maybe it was a little later, when the temptation to switch over to the rose ceremony on "The Bachelorette" was almost too much to resist. Perhaps I'...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break

    Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break
    Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season. Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
  • Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby
    Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering. Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby? Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
  • Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League

    Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League
    After slugging his way to a major league-high 33 home runs — five more than the next highest total and nine more than the third — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will have the opportunity to showcase his power in front of a national audience...
  • Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week

    Five Baltimore Orioles stats that stand out this week
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. 29:1 -- Kevin Gausman’s strikeout-to-walk ratio in his first five starts at Double-A Bowie. Kevin Gausman, the team's first-round...
  • Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets

    Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets
    NEW YORK–¬†Back in 2005, when current Orioles manager Buck Showalter was with the Texas Rangers, he and two others convinced R.A. Dickey that the only way he would be a successful major league pitcher was to attempt to master the knuckleball. On...
  • Orioles blanked by Mets for 2nd straight night

    Orioles blanked by Mets for 2nd straight night
    Orioles entered this six-game road trip to National League parks on their hottest offensive tear of the season. Consider it cooled. Considerably. The Orioles lost 5-0 to the New York Mets on Tuesday, the second consecutive night in which they have...