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.345/.438/.553/.991 | 11 HR, 59 RBI, 4.9 WAR
.307/.362/.502/.864 | 8 HR, 30 RBI, 1.5 WAR
The top stat line belongs to David Wright. The other belongs to Pablo Sandoval, the NL’s All-Star starter at third base.
Yes, All-Star voting is flawed. But regardless of that, Wright is having one the best seasons in the history of the New York Mets franchise.
He has turned himself into one of the best all-around players in the game today, doing it not only with the bat, but with the glove as well. He makes difficult plays look easy every day.
There is no stopping Wright this season. He seems to get better the more intense the situation.
He bats .358 with runners in scoring position this season. That number goes all the way up to .424 in the same situation with two outs.
And it’s no small sample size.
He’s 14-for-33 with three doubles, one homer and 16 RBI. He’s as clutch as they come. And playing at Citi Field where the outfield is huge, he thrives by routinely driving mistakes into the gap.
Wright will continue his battery of pitching, and the later the Mets are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, the better he will be when they need him.