Mets Franchise Records David Wright Does NOT Own

Mike Zarrilli

Which of the Mets' franchise records doesn't David Wright already have?

David Wright owns many of the Mets all-time batting records. There are still a few that he's chasing, and that he'll likely get, before it's all over.

Games Played

David Wright has played 1,262 games as a Met, placing him third on the all-time list. This season he'll likely pass Bud Harrelson's 1,322, but it'll be years before he catches Ed Kranepool and his 1,853 games played.

Plate Appearances

David Wright has 5,453 plate appearances, which is 545 behind Ed Kranepool's franchise record. Barring a DL stint, Wright will pass him in 2013.

Singles

David Wright does lead in hits, but it's his commanding lead in doubles that got him there; he hasn't quite caught up in singles just yet. Jose Reyes has 17 more than Wright's 881, and Kranepool has 1,050. This one's inevitable, but it'll be a couple of years yet.

Stolen Bases

David Wright's 166 stolen bases will never catch Jose Reyes' 370, nor will he probably catch Mookie Wilson's 281. Most likely he'll top out in third, still needing to pass Howard Johnson's 202 and Darryl Strawberry's 191.

Home Runs

David Wright needs 16 more to catch Mike Piazza's 220, and Strawberry's franchise record 252 might take Wright until 2015.

Hit By Pitch

David Wright's long contract extension only solidifies him as unofficial captain and face of the franchise. When the opposing team is looking to hit someone, it's a safe bet that it's David Wright. He's currently 5th, tied with Felix Milan, but needs just five more to reach Ron Hunt's 41. He'll pass Cliff Floyd and Cleon Jones along the way.

Intentional Walks

If the Mets' offense remains as inept as it's been lately, David Wright will likely shoot up this list much faster than he has been. Traditionally, sluggers are the ones that get intentionally walked, and Darryl Strawberry leads this category as well with 108. Wright is 11th with 43, and next up is Carlos Beltran with 48. It's impossible to take Wright seriously in this category until he passes Rey Ordonez in 6th place with 64. It always shocked me that Ordonez got so many intentional passes, when it often seemed like the pitcher was probably a bigger threat at the plate.

Grounded Into Double Plays

David Wright is merely 4th in this category with 115, and at his usual rate will only pass Jerry Grote this year. Mike Piazza has 132, and Ed Kranepool has 138.

Bases Loaded Walks

David Wright is tied with Wayne Garrett and Ed Kranepool with 11 bases loaded walks.

RBI With Less Than Two Outs And Daniel Murphy At Third

David Wright is the franchise leader in RBI with less than two outs and a runner on third, but with Daniel Murphy on third he comes in a mere fourth. Jason Bay leads this category with eight, which very clearly represents how meaningful it is and what a large sample size we're dealing with. Lenny Dykstra leads in RBI per plate appearance in this situation.

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