PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - The New York Mets have made third baseman David Wright the fourth captain in team history.
The Mets made the announcement Thursday.
Wright joined Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter and John Franco as Mets to be appointed captain. Franco was the last player to hold the honor in 2004.
The 30-year-old Wright is a six-time All-Star and the team's career hits leader. He signed an eight-year, $138 million contract extension with the Mets in the offseason.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Phillies vs. Dodgers Prediction Will the Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies have a low-scoring battle when the two NL foes meet...
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Diamondbacks Prediction Will both offenses be on display tonight in Arizona when the Diamondbacks host the Rockies at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Rangers Pick Can the Texas Rangers hold off the Los Angeles Angels when the two meet in Arlington tonight at 7:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Pirates vs. Marlins Prediction Will tonight's Pirates and Marlins game fall under the total when the teams clash tonight in Miami?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Giants Prediction Can the San Francisco Giants string together back-to-back wins when they host the San Diego Padres tonight at...

MLB Team Pages