Mets Feeding Off Wright's Talent, Passion

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David Wright pulled a Michael Jordan yesterday at Citi Field. Riddled with flu-like symptoms, he riddled the Reds yesterday, continuing a torrid season that is forcing the Mets’ hand to sign him to a contract extension before it costs them a small fortune.

There were many heroes in the Mets’ 9-4 come-from-behind win. Lucas Duda had a key two-out, two-run double in the fifth inning; Ronny Cedeno hit a three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning and the bullpen trio of Jon Rauch, Bobby Parnell and Frank Francisco shut down the Reds after R.A. Dickey allowed four runs over the first six innings.

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