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David Wright becomes longest-tenured with one team

DENVER -- With Chase Utley's trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets captain David Wright is now the longest-tenured active player who has appeared in only one major league uniform.

Utley had appeared in 1,551 games -- all for the Philadelphia Phillies -- before getting dealt Wednesday.

Wright, who is expected to be activated from the disabled list after the weekend, now takes over the lead at 1,516 games played with the Mets.

Other active players with at least 1,000 games played exclusively for one team (through Wednesday):

2. Ryan Howard, Phillies, 1,439 games

3. Yadier Molina, Cardinals, 1,439

4. Joe Mauer, Twins, 1,416

5. Andre Ethier, Dodgers, 1,381

6. Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals, 1,276

7. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox, 1,226

8. Ryan Braun, Brewers, 1,194

9. Alexei Ramirez, White Sox, 1,187

10. Erick Aybar, Angels, 1,1,78

11. Alex Gordon, Royals, 1,110

12. Jay Bruce, Reds, 1,080

13. Evan Longoria, Rays, 1,077

14. Joey Votto, Reds, 1,068

15. Elvis Andrus, Rangers, 1,031

16. Carlos Ruiz, Phillies, 1,007

Andrew McCutchen, at 995 with the Pirates, will be next to join that list.