Trash-talk time for Wright, Reyes

Friends and former teammates hook up in the USA's game against the D.R.

Originally Published: March 14, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- As the fifth-place hitter and a motivating force for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, Mets third baseman David Wright is driven by professionalism, patriotism and pride. But he has one purely selfish motive, too: He would like to put a muzzle on a longtime friend.

Wright was limbering up pregame at Marlins Park on Tuesday when former Mets teammate Jose Reyes dropped by the premises to engage in some good-natured banter, with a side order of braggadocio. Reyes ...

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