Mets' hairy situation: Wright jokes long locks look bad
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) David Wright, the Mets' captain, is not a fan of the long locks of pitchers Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard.
''We got some guys that think they have good hair, but I don't really know,'' Wright said playfully Monday.. ''I saw some Halloween costumes with their hair, and it's bad. They look bad. I tell them every day.''
Wright keeps his hair closely cropped. The hair of the two young pitchers flows down from their caps.
''DeGrom, I got a lock of his hair last year that still hangs above my locker,'' Wright said.
New York used a marketing campaign with the hashtag ''HairWeGo'' for deGrom.
''I do want to cut it,'' deGrom said. ''I haven't cut it at all this year.''
Asked if he's become superstitious about his locks, deGrom grinned but didn't answer as his interview session ended.