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David Wright thirsty for the playoffs

The Mets' third baseman got a taste in 2006, and wants his team to add an arm or two

Updated: August 29, 2010, 8:52 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- David Wright stood alone in the nearly empty Citi Field home clubhouse on Sunday morning. Wright was the first player in the door to play what essentially was another meaningless August game. This frustrates Wright to his core.

Wright hungers for the feeling of 2006, the intensity of New York playoff baseball. At this point, Wright would settle for having "meaningful games" -- as New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon once famously said -- in September, let alone October.

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