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Pelf, Santana next in seniority after Wright

12/19/2011

With Jose Reyes' departure, David Wright is now the longest-tenured Met. Wright made his major league debut on July 21, 2004 -- three years after he was drafted out of Hickory High School in Virginia with the 38th overall pick.

Who are the other most-senior Mets currently on the 40-man roster? Here's a look:

2. Mike Pelfrey -- made major league debut July 8, 2006

3. Johan Santana -- acquired from Minnesota Twins on Feb. 2, 2008

4. Daniel Murphy -- made major league debut Aug. 2, 2008

5. Jon Niese -- made major league debut Sept. 2, 2008

6. Bobby Parnell -- made major league debut Sept. 15, 2008

7. Fernando Martinez -- made major league debut May 26, 2009

8. Josh Thole -- made major league debut Sept. 3, 2009

9. R.A. Dickey -- signed as free agent Dec. 21, 2009

10. Jason Bay -- signed Dec. 29, 2009

11. Manny Acosta -- claimed off waivers from Braves on March 30, 2010

12. Ruben Tejada -- made major league debut April 7, 2010

13. Jenrry Mejia -- made major league debut April 7, 2010

14. Ike Davis -- made major league debut April 19, 2010

* Based on MLB debut for homegrown players; acquisition date for external players. Does not imply continuous major league service