The most prolific offensive players in the history of the New York Mets look over their shoulders to see Wright gaining on themLast night he moved into a tie for 4th in RBI on the Mets All-Time list, so as the Mets embark on a 3-game inter-league series with The Most Successful Franchise In The History Of Professional Sports (tm) it seems like an appropriate time to look at where one of the Mets most polarizing ("unclutch!" is oft heard) players stands in the organization's history.   Below see where David Wright, at age 27 in his 7th major league season, fits in Mets lore (stats courtesy baseball-reference):
  • On Base Percentage - # 3 at .388, behind Olerud .425 & Dave Magadan .391
  • Slugging Percentage - # 3 at .518, behind Mike Piazza .542 & Strawberry .520
  • On Base + Slugging - # 3 at .906, behind Olerud .926 & Piazza .915
  • Runs Scored - # 6 at 586, behind Strawberry 662, Johnson 627, Alfonzo 614, Wilson 592 & Jose Reyes 590
  • Hits - # 5 at 1052, behind Kranepool 1418, Jones 1188, Alfonzo 1136 & Wilson 1112
  • Total Bases - # 5 at 1775, behind Kranepool 2047, Strawberry 2028, Piazza 1885 & Johnson 1823
  • Doubles - # 1 at 239
  • Home Runs - # 5 at 152, behind Strawberry 252, Piazza 220, Johnson 192 & Dave Kingman 154
  • Runs Batted In - # 4 tied with Kranepool at 614, behind Strawberry 733, Piazza 655 & Johnson 629
  • Bases On Balls - # 8 at 450, behind Strawberry 580, Harrelson 573, Johnson 556, Wayne Garrett 482, Keith Hernandez 471, Alfonzo 458 & Kranepool 454
  • Strikeouts - # 3 at 717, behind Strawberry 960 & Johnson 827
  • Stolen Bases - # 6 at 130, behind Reyes 318, Wilson 281, Johnson 202, Strawberry 191 & Lee Mazzilli 152
  • Singles - # 9 at 647, behind Kranepool 1050, Jones 880, Harrelson 855, Wilson 820, Grote 798, Alfonzo 790, Reyes 713 & Hernandez 690
  • Adjusted OPS+ - # 3 at 136, behind Strawberry 145 & Olerud 142
  • Runs Created - # 2 at 706, behind Strawberry 759
  • Adjusted Batting Runs - # 2 at 198, behind Strawberry 238
  • Adjusted Batting Wins - # 2 at 18.6, behind Strawberry 24.0
  • Extra Base Hits - # 4 at 405, behind Strawberry 469, Johnson 424 & Piazza 415
  • Times On Base - # 7 at 1531, behind Kranepool 1886, Strawberry 1631, Alfonzo & Harrelson 1623, Jones 1582 & Johnson 1566
  • Offensive Win Percentage - # 3 at .680, behind Olerud .706 & Strawberry .696
  • Sacrifice Flies - # 3 at 43, behind Kranepool 58 & Johnson 50
  • Double Plays Grounded Into - # 5 tied with Rey Ordonez at 89, behind Kranepool 138, Piazza 132, Grote 121 & Jones 107
  • Power-Speed - # 3 at 140.1, behind Strawberry 217.3 & Johnson 196.9
  • Base-Out Runs Added - # 2 at 215.96, behind Strawberry 286.05
  • Win Probability Added - # 2 at 20.3, behind Strawberry 24.8
  • Situational Wins Added - # 2 at 20.7, behind Strawberry 27.4
  • Base-Out Wins Added - # 2 at 20.5, behind Strawberry 29.1