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Friday, November 30, 2012

Source: Mets sign Wright to 7/122

Any way he can play 3rd and LF at the same time?

charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: November 30, 2012 at 08:53 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. ellsbury my heart at wounded knee Posted: November 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM (#4313905)
That's actually way less than I thought he'd get.
   2. JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler.... Posted: December 01, 2012 at 03:12 AM (#4313945)
Just put him in LF. Those grounders to third will get to him eventually.
   3. Jack Carter, calling Beleaguered Castle Posted: December 02, 2012 at 10:43 AM (#4314517)
@1--He'll be an antique by the time the contract ends, and if 2012 had been like 2009-2011*** is there any chance Wright would have gotten more than four years? Wright probably got an extra $50-60m out of one season's work. Not bad.

If Wright left anything on the table, it was probably a pen or something.

*** bWAR: 4.3, 4.0, 2.5
fWAR 3.5, 4.0, 1.9

Both included fielding numbers that strong suggested a move off of 1B within a few years was going to be necessary. He wasn't going to get more than 8 years, and it's hard to imagine with a three year record of real decline that one great year was going to put Wright in the 20m bracket.

I like the deal for both sides, but the Mets aren't getting a sure thing by any means.
   4. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: December 02, 2012 at 12:14 PM (#4314562)
Just put him in LF. Those grounders to third will get to him eventually.

Both systems show him as excellent last year. May he was just hurt during the two bad years?

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