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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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  • Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets

    Orioles squeeze out one hit in 5-0 loss to Mets
    NEW YORK–┬áBack 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...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • 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...
  • MLB still has best All-Star Game, but three fixes should be made

    MLB still has best All-Star Game, but three fixes should be made
    All-Star games are not a spectacle anymore. Across the board, in every sport, All-Star games are starting to lose their luster, the interest of wanting to see glorified exhibition games slowly waning. Back in the days before the internet, satellite...
  • Arbutus Times top sports stories of 2011

    <i>Arbutus Times</i> top sports stories of 2011
    Lansdowne softball squad wins regional chamionship After losing twice to Eastern Tech, including once in the Baltimore County championship game, the Vikings got revenge when they pounded out 14 hits in a 5-1 victory over the Mavericks in the Class 2A...
  • Football: Lansdowne wins first in final minute

    Football: Lansdowne wins first in final minute
    After a dominant defensive effort by Lansdowne, the host Vikings needed a dynamic offensive play in the final minute of their game Friday night with Patapsco and that's exactly what they got. On first and goal from the Patriot 17, senior signal-caller...
  • Was sitting Reyes in true spirit of baseball?

    Reyes is anti-baseball Paul Doyle Hartford Courant In one of the greatest 24-hour stretches in baseball history, fans were treated to wall-to-wall drama. Everywhere, players were seizing the moment. Then there's Jose Reyes, who decided to sit on his...
  • Navy loses to Air Force after controversial call, 35-34, in overtime

    Navy loses to Air Force after controversial call, 35-34, in overtime
    A game that saw Navy run more than twice as many plays as Air Force and come back from an 18-point fourth-quarter deficit was decided by a controversial call Saturday — an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty for taunting against senior quarterback Kriss...
  • AL wins marathon midsummer classic

    AL wins marathon midsummer classic
    On a perfect summer evening for baseball, in the sport's most venerable cathedral, with nearly 50 of its all-time greats looking on, the 79th All-Star Game simply didn't want the good times to end. The longest midsummer classic, time-wise, in history...
  • U.S. is taking arson case

    Federal prosecutors took over the witness-intimidation case yesterday against five men accused of firebombing the home of a North Baltimore community leader last month, a move that could increase the minimum penalties imposed on the defendants if they are...
  • New York Mets - PlayerWatch

    C Travis d'Arnaud's season ended several days early due to a broken-off bone chip in his right elbow, but d'Arnaud still led National League rookies with 13 homers. D'Arnaud turned his season around following a demotion to Triple-A Las Vegas in June. He...
  • Mets coming off highest finish since 2008

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- For a team that was about to complete its sixth straight losing season, the New York Mets felt pretty good about themselves as they prepared to scatter to their winter homes...