Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: david wright, mets

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
JPWF13
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 22 January 2018: What the Baseball Hall of Fame can teach us about elections
(157 - 3:00pm, Jan 22)
Last: DJS, the Digital Dandy

NewsblogOT - 2017 NFL thread
(1552 - 3:00pm, Jan 22)
Last: Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB)

NewsblogRosenthal roundtable: Five MLB players weigh in on the pace-of-play rules and the need for change – The Athletic
(56 - 2:57pm, Jan 22)
Last: ^^^

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(2767 - 2:56pm, Jan 22)
Last: Tom Cervo, backup catcher

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(576 - 2:48pm, Jan 22)
Last: aberg

NewsblogTop 100 MLB Prospects 2018 | BaseballAmerica.com
(28 - 2:37pm, Jan 22)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-22-2018
(9 - 2:36pm, Jan 22)
Last: tolbuck

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2011 Ballot
(1 - 1:53pm, Jan 22)
Last: DL from MN

Gonfalon CubsStatus of the Roster mid-December
(105 - 1:48pm, Jan 22)
Last: Pops Freshenmeyer

NewsblogGrichuk to Jays for Leone
(5 - 1:47pm, Jan 22)
Last: Sleepy's not going to blame himself

NewsblogComparing a Player Outside His Era | Articles | Bill James Online
(41 - 1:43pm, Jan 22)
Last: Rally

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2011 Discussion
(90 - 1:22pm, Jan 22)
Last: DL from MN

NewsblogNotable books about baseball published in 2017 | MLB.com
(37 - 12:32pm, Jan 22)
Last: GGC

NewsblogTim Benz: Contend this year? Don't buy what Pirates are selling | TribLIVE
(5 - 12:10pm, Jan 22)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogPuckett's Toledo number turns up in Maumee basement
(1 - 12:07pm, Jan 22)
Last: eddieot

Page rendered in 0.2442 seconds
47 querie(s) executed