Mets Approached Cougar Site About Stuffing Ballot Box For David Wright

When the first vote totals for the MLB All-Star Game were released last week, David Wright was in second. A desperate Mets marketing department didn't want Wright to lose to Pablo Sandoval for the second year in a row, especially not with the game being held at Citi Field. So one employee decided to turn to an… » 6/13/13 2:03pm 6/13/13 2:03pm

Google Translating World Baseball Classic Coverage: "The Shortstop,…

Last night, the U.S. played its first game in this year's World Baseball Classic, and we learned a number of things: 1. America's official language is English, 2. The best the U.S. can do for an ace in an international competition is a kuckle-balling 38-year old, and 3. "With people on the pads, Luis Cruz drove the race … » 3/09/13 12:15pm 3/09/13 12:15pm

No, That Was Not The Largest Contract In Mets History: Ruining…

Remember in 2009 when Avatar made, like, $760 billion, and you were all like, "Holy shit, Avatar just made the most money of all time!" And then your dick movie-geek friend told you that, adjusted for inflation, Avatar was actually just the 14th-highest grossing movie of all time? And the highest was actually almost four … » 11/30/12 1:45pm 11/30/12 1:45pm

Report: David Wright, Mets Reach Agreement On Largest Contract In Team …

At around 2 a.m. this morning, Ed Coleman of WFAN in New York reported that the Mets and superstar third baseman David Wright had agreed to a contract extension that will likely keep him in Queens for the remainder of his career. The deal is presumed to be for seven years and around $140 million, which would be north… » 11/30/12 2:40am 11/30/12 2:40am

David Wright Still Thinks Those "Underdog" Mets Shirts Are A Dumb Idea

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Wright remembers that you can't be an underdog without having zero expectations. » 2/29/12 6:05pm 2/29/12 6:05pm

This Is A Photo Of A-Rod Holding Some Kale. You're Welcome.

Today, we give thanks to baseball for being back and to the New York Post for bringing our attention to this photo of Alex Rodriguez clutching a bundle of kale. The Post ran a story, adapted from a book called Diamond Dishes, about "the secret recipes that fuel" baseball's biggest stars. Among them: A-Rod's recipe for… » 3/31/11 3:30pm 3/31/11 3:30pm

The 2009 New York Mets: A Season Of Failure

The New York Mets are not the worst team in baseball. They are not even the most ineptly run franchise in their own division. Yet, their 2009 campaign may have forever redefined the concept of losing. » 9/01/09 5:30pm 9/01/09 5:30pm

David Wright's Dreaminess Almost Causes Cougar Riot

Page Six is always searching for some way to put Mets' third baseman David Wright in the column and today has finally found a suitable angle to satisfy its gossip-hungry readership: an eyewitness account of Wright almost getting trampled by amorous old ladies. During his annual "Do The Wright Thing" event at the Hard… » 11/18/08 1:15pm 11/18/08 1:15pm

The New York Mets Cannot Be Stopped By Man Nor Beast

One month ago, the Mets were 6 1/2 games out of first, had just fired their manager, and were the brunt of jokes by Yankees fans. Yankees fans were mocking them. Well, who's laughing now? David Wright hit a two-run homer in the ninth to tie it, and New York went on to a 10-8 win at Cincinnati to extend its winning… » 7/18/08 9:45am 7/18/08 9:45am

David Wright Needs Your Help In Choosing A New Theme So

In case you haven't heard, David Wright is retiring his theme music: the Beastie Boys' Brass Monkey, which blared over the Shea Stadium loudspeakers each time he stepped to the plate last season. According to New York Mets Blog, Wright is looking for a new tune, and he needs your help. The Mets' season may depend on… » 2/15/07 12:15pm 2/15/07 12:15pm