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 misses Jerry Dipoto... 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

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Don Malcolm
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogCarlos Beltran might struggle to make the Hall of Fame
(121 - 8:13pm, Sep 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOTP 2016 Sep 19 - Race for the White House: The Greatest Circus on Earth
(1548 - 8:10pm, Sep 25)
Last: bobm

NewsblogAfter 67 years of greatness, Vin Scully just wants to be remembered as a good man.
(1 - 8:04pm, Sep 25)
Last: AROM

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-25-16
(30 - 8:00pm, Sep 25)
Last: Jose Bautista Bobblehead Day

NewsblogJose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident - MLB Trade Rumors
(137 - 8:00pm, Sep 25)
Last: Empathy, I Promise You (SBB)

NewsblogFire Joe Morgan and the Moneyball revolution.
(10 - 7:42pm, Sep 25)
Last: asinwreck

NewsblogMariners catcher Steve Clevenger tweets protesters should be treated 'like animals'
(283 - 7:36pm, Sep 25)
Last: Rickey! Filipino Diving Team

NewsblogOT: August 2016 Soccer Thread
(578 - 7:23pm, Sep 25)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogOT - September 2016 College Football thread
(360 - 7:15pm, Sep 25)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogTheo Epstein has Cubs looking like a winner
(3 - 6:57pm, Sep 25)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogYankees’ half-measure failure forces grand plan into focus | New York Post
(7 - 5:58pm, Sep 25)
Last: Ken Griffey Junior Bacon Cheeseburger

NewsblogSunday Notes: Dickerson, Anti-Velo Bias, Melancon in DC, more | FanGraphs Baseball
(5 - 5:57pm, Sep 25)
Last: JJ1986

NewsblogThe fraudulent myth of Big Papi
(72 - 12:17pm, Sep 25)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogWHAT A PLAY! UTLEY GETS 'PRETTY LUCKY' WITH NO-LOOK THROW
(21 - 11:15am, Sep 25)
Last: Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama

Sox TherapyThe Red Sox Are Not Doomed (But This Garbage Has To Stop)
(36 - 11:41pm, Sep 24)
Last: Nasty Nate

Page rendered in 0.1326 seconds
47 querie(s) executed