David Wright burst onto the New York scene in 2004 with 14 HR’s in 283 at-bats as a rookie. He seemed destined to man the Mets’ hot corner and warm the hearts of fans for the next 10+ years. Then something happened, something called 2009. As the funk of last season seemingly lingered into 2010, some fans and critics even visited the notion of trading the face of the franchise. My thought at that time was simple……seriously??? For what??? What could the Mets have gotten that would have more potential return than David Wright simply starting to play like David Wright?
But hey, that was a couple months ago, waaaaayyyy back in late April when the 27-year old’s average hit a season low .222. At times he looked more like David Spade in Benchwarmers then David Wright and he was striking out more than Glen Quagmire (giggidy). Metaphors aside, Wright was just not very good and Met fans were justifiably concerned.
Over the past few weeks, however, Wright has ‘wrighted’ the ship (I promised myself I would never fall into that trap but it truly is impossible to resist). What, or when, was the turning point?.....TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE HEAD OVER TO METSZILLA.COM BY CLICKING HERE: http://www.metszilla.com/?p=1373