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David Wright and Mets pumpkin stencils drawing interest on Google

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets addresses the media the day before Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and Mets at Kauffman Stadium on Oct. 26, 2015 in Kansas City, Mo. Credit: Getty Images / Kyle Rivas

Maybe it's David Wright's .171 postseason batting average that has fans "Googling" the Mets third baseman.

We're pretty sure it's not because the married Mr. Wright is romantically interested in one of the Kardashians.

No, it's got to be his feeble postseason production.

Wright is 2-for-11 in two World Series games, both losses to the Kansas City Royals, and 7-for-41 in 11 postseason games.

Over the last 24 hours, which includes Game 2 of the Fall Classic, Wright is the second-most-searched Mets player based on clicks in the metropolitan area, including Long Island, according to Google, the Internet search engine.

Pitcher Jacob deGrom, until Wednesday unbeaten in the playoffs, is a logical No. 1 when it comes to most Googled Mets.

Other searches of interest, based on information provided by Google's communications team (through Wednesday):

** There have been more searches in the metro area for Wright than for Mr. Met. It's 65 percent to 35 percent, in Wright's favor.

** After the Mets won the National League Championship Series, sweeping the Chicago Cubs, searches for a Mets pumpkin stencil increased by more than 160 percent.

** Also after the NLCS win, searches for Mets caps increased by 340 percent.

** Some fans, the fair-weather kind, for sure, have Googled "When did the Mets last win a World Series?" (Really, like they never heard of 1986?)

Based on search statistics, since 2004 Massapequa fans have the most Google searches for the Mets, followed by Levittown.

Since the start of this baseball season, Bellmore fans have made the most Google searches for the Mets. But, hey, Massapequa is right there at No. 2.


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