Comments Off on Swing and a Miss: New York Mets David Wright Still Can’t Put Bat on Ball
For all the plaudits and accolades surrounding Mets third baseman David Wright, is he turning into the club's strikeout king? After going 0-for-4 with four whiffs yesterday—including a debatable called third strike against San Francisco closer Brian Wilson that led to Wright getting tossed from the game—the signs are there for all to see. Wright is frustrated, and fans are getting increasingly tired of his inability to put bat on ball. His loyal supporters point to him being a notoriously slow starter, someone who will heat up in June, but the Mets can't afford him to turn in sub-par performances every night until then. Wright has now struck out at least once in 25 of his 31 games this year. He is batting .500 (9-for-18) in the six games when he hasn't struck out, but .214 (9-f ...

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