Since then, Wright has been the Mets regular starting third baseman.During his first major league season, Wright finished with a .293 batting average, 14 home runs and 40 RBIs in 263 at-bats in 69 games, and was voted as the This Year in Baseball Awards Rookie of the Year.
In 2005, the 22-year-old Wright played in 160 games and batted .306 with 27 home runs, 102 RBIs, 99 runs scored, 42 doubles, and 17 stolen bases, leading the team in average, runs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, RBI, doubles, and finishing second in home runs to Cliff Floyd (34).
Wright was also in the top 10 in the National League for average, hits, total bases, RBI, extra base hits, and runs.
David Allen Wright (born December 20, 1982) is an American professional baseball third baseman who serves as captain for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his major league debut on July 21, 2004, at Shea Stadium.
This play was voted the "This Year in Baseball Play of the Year." For the month, Wright batted .327 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs.