Ryan Zimmerman took David Wright-esque path to the World Series

New York Post

HOUSTON — The long-toiling iconic player from Virginia, sticking with his team through dramatic ups and downs, finally made the World Series. Yeah, Ryan Zimmerman appreciated the parallels between his career journey and David Wright's. “He texted me, just a congratulations,” Zimmerman said Monday of Wright, who now works as a Mets special adviser. “We keep in touch quite a bit through the year. Obviously a good friend and I respect everything that he did. I learned a lot from him as well. “I was so happy for him when he got to go through this a few years back. Basically, he texted me to say congratulations and good luck.” Wright made his World Series debut in 2015 at age 32, in his 12th season

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