Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/4/13
David Wright, really the only hitter in the Mets lineup worth watching these days, was officially put on the disabled list yesterday with what was described as a Grade 2 hamstring strain. According to Mets manager Terry Collins, Wright is expected to miss three to five weeks. This is an unfortunate situation and one that is devastating for a Mets team that, as unlikely as it sounds, had a lot of fans believing they might make it interesting in September. Whether or not you were in that camp, Wright’s injury essentially quashes any hope of that happening. As unfortunate as the injury is, and whether or not you believe it was avoidable, it does lead to some potentially interesting scenarios moving forward. Most notably, Mets fans may get to see young second baseman Wilmer Flores make his debut about a month earlier than…oh, the Mets decided to call up Mike Baxter instead? There certainly have to be some valid reasons for that decision, right? Collins, as reported by Adam Rubin at ...
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