David Wright deserves better from Mets

Treatment the standup veteran is receiving from the organization of late isn't fair

Updated: May 25, 2011, 12:16 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- I first met David Wright on March 24, 2003. We were sitting on a concrete bench outside the minor league clubhouse in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was 20 years old, having spent the previous season at low-A Capital City. He was one of three third-base prospects in the lower levels of the system, along with Shawn Bowman and Aarom Baldiris, and no one knew with any certainty which farmhand ultimately would blossom.

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