Mets' Wright wins NL weekly honor
New York, NY – New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 4.
Wright hit .500 (13-for-26) with a home run, seven RBI and six runs scored in eight games. The 28-year-old led the league in hits (13), doubles (5) and ranked second in total bases (21), while leading the Mets to a 6-2 mark.
This is Wright's third career weekly award.
Other noteworthy performances last week included Wright's teammates Lucas Duda and R.A. Dickey; San Francisco's Carlos Beltran; Florida's Emilio Bonifacio; San Diego's Jesus Guzman; Arizona's Aaron Hill, Miguel Montero, Gerardo Parra and Daniel Hudson; St. Louis' Albert Pujols; Philadelphia's Ryan Madson; Milwaukee's Shaun Marcum; and Chicago's Randy Wells.