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Why Are Mets Fans So Alarmed By the Lack of Power By Beltran and Wright?

Published by on June 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The New York Mets are in a state of flux dealing with showing that they intend to knock the Phillies down from the NL East throne while also having to deal with lengthy absences due to injuries to key players.

With Carlos Delgado and Jose Reyes shelved with injuries, the burden of leadership from the core players falls on the shoulders of David Wright and Carlos Beltran.

Wright is showing that he wants to run aggressively, he is currently the team leader with 14 SB's and 8 CS so far. Last season he was not able to run consistently for a variety of reasons, but worked very hard this past winter strengthening his legs.

Jose Reyes and Endy Chavez were the ones running frequently, and Wrig...

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