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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby Inukchuk » Thu Mar 18, 2010 10:52 am

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David Wright hit his third spring homer as part of a nine-run seventh inning Saturday as the Mets topped a Tigers split-squad.
It was a scoreless game until the bottom of the seventh, when Wright, Daniel Murphy, Gary Matthews Jr. and Jason Bay all homered as part of a huge frame. The Tigers went on to score one in the eighth, but it ended up being a 9-1 game. Wright's homer was his third in just 18 at-bats this spring. Those hoping he might be undervalued on draft day have to be disappointed.


:-D :-D :-D


Although I am delighted to see Wright bashing home runs in balmy Florida, wasn't it you who said,

thejusman1 wrote:This is going to be one of those threads people will bump every time Wright hits a homer in the regular season... I can already sense it.


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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby thejusman1 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:08 pm

David Wright delivered a solo homer and a two-run double Friday as the Mets and Marlins played to an 8-8 tie in 10 innings.
It was Wright's first multihit game of the spring, but he's still hitting a respectable .263 and he now has four homers in 38 at-bats. Mets manager Jerry Manuel appears to have settled on hitting him ahead of Jason Bay in the lineup, which appears to be the right move to us. It remains to be seen whether they'll bat third and fourth or fourth and fifth initially.


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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby J.C.Fighter » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:05 pm

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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby sadlyajetsfan » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:46 pm

Wright looked great against Florida. The balls were flying because of the wind, but overall his spring should be indicative that last year was a fluke. Where he is being drafted seems to be solid value, early-mid 2nd round and can get into the 1st round next year. I would expect 26-30 hrs from him.
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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby fezzik » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:19 pm

J.C.Fighter wrote:http://forums.rotoworld.com/index.php?showtopic=168525
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Many of those criticisms of Wright were already brought up in this thread (by me actually :-D ). I didn't know about the three year decline against righties though.

It's hard to know how Wright will do in 2010 with this unprecedented decline while so young...I think just writing it off as some sort of anomalous season is dangerous. He definitely has the youth and ability to fully rebound, but his metrics were in such decline across the board in 2009 that it has to raise concern. Since I see something around 22/22/.300, he's not worth it to me where he's being drafted.
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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby The Artful Dodger » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:31 pm

J.C.Fighter wrote:http://forums.rotoworld.com/index.php?showtopic=168525
:-o


FFS, for a second there you got me for a scare.
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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby J.C.Fighter » Thu Apr 01, 2010 12:35 am

fezzik wrote:
J.C.Fighter wrote:http://forums.rotoworld.com/index.php?showtopic=168525
:-o


Many of those criticisms of Wright were already brought up in this thread (by me actually :-D ). I didn't know about the three year decline against righties though.

It's hard to know how Wright will do in 2010 with this unprecedented decline while so young...I think just writing it off as some sort of anomalous season is dangerous. He definitely has the youth and ability to fully rebound, but his metrics were in such decline across the board in 2009 that it has to raise concern. Since I see something around 22/22/.300, he's not worth it to me where he's being drafted.


I'll be giddy if wright gave me that line
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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby fezzik » Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:47 am

J.C.Fighter wrote:
fezzik wrote:Since I see something around 22/22/.300, he's not worth it to me where he's being drafted.


I'll be giddy if wright gave me that line


Well, the most pessimistic of the people in that thread you linked put him around 20/20/.300. And I read all 20 pages of it, in all its redundancy. But like I said, I didn't know about his three year decline in hitting righties. That discussion reminded me of how threads can get here sometimes...people who disagree regurgitating the same arguments over and over, but in slightly different ways...with frustration building exponentially on the side of the guy using the more detailed metrics to prove his point. :-D

I appreciated the link, but the :-o you used made me think he was severely injured or something... :-b
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Re: These Wright projections are making me sick!

Postby shawngee03 » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:36 am

These pretzels are making me thirsty!
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