We interrupt this off-season…

wright_defense.jpgWe interrupt this off-season to congratulate our favorite Mets player, David Wright on winning his first Gold Glove Award.  While the team may have had a meltdown in ’07, David had a stellar season at third base while also joining the 30-30 club.  2007 was his third season in the majors.

Quoted by MLB.com, Wright said “I’d like to be known as a player who does everything above average. And I think going 30-30 would be an indication that I do at least two things well.  I have worked hard at trying to become a complete player.”

He continued, “I want to especially thank our [third-base] coach, Sandy Alomar, who put in so much extra time this season, hitting me ground ball after ground ball. A Glove Glove really means a lot.”

Congratulations to David, teammate Carlos Beltran, and all the members of the 51st Rawlings Gold Glove team.

115 days to spring training.

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