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Mets Honor 2004 Minor League Sterling Recipients

Blake Whealy Won for Cap City

NEW YORK- The Shea Stadium faithful got a glimpse of the future of the New York Mets Sunday afternoon in a pre-game ceremony honoring the Sterling Minor League Player-of-the-Year, Pitcher-of-the-Year, Rookie-of-the-Year, and the 2004 Sterling Award winners, representing the team's Most Valuable Player, for each of their seven minor league clubs.

David Wright was named the Sterling Player of the Year after batting .363 in 223 at bats, with 44 runs scored, 27 doubles, 10 home runs, 40 RBI and 20 stolen bases with the Binghamton Mets before he was promoted to Norfolk. With the Tides, Wright had 34 hits in 114 at bats for a .298 average. He scored 18 runs while hitting 8 doubles, 8 home runs and 17 RBI in 31 games before being called up to...

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