Mets Name Wright Captain, Niese OD Starter

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Mets Name Wright Captain, Niese OD Starter
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Following this afternoon's game against the Cardinals, the Mets officially named David Wright team captain. We heard an announcement was likely to happen earlier this week. "To be viewed in this light -- both by ownership, by [GM Sandy Alderson] and the front office, by the coaching staff and most importantly the players -- means a great deal to me," said Wright. "A dream come true to say the least. Something I'm very very proud about.

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