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Mets star a keeper? Got that Wright

Batting at .400 clip is latest evidence slugger should be part of long-term plans

Updated: May 12, 2012, 10:59 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

MIAMI -- After this season, once Chipper Jones has retired, you will be able to count on Antonio Alfonseca's right hand the number of active players who have appeared in more major league games than David Wright and done so in only one uniform.

Derek Jeter. Todd Helton. Ichiro Suzuki. Michael Young. Jimmy Rollins. Brian Roberts.

And it is difficult to envision Wright, who has logged 1,136 games as a New York Met, moving elsewhere and getting sidetracked from ascending ...

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