Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/14/13
David Wright performed strength and agility drills on the infield prior to last night’s win over the Marlins. Today, he is expected to increase his intensity running the bases today. “He did more side-to-side stuff on the infield, more of having to come in on a slower-hit all to test the body control stuff,” Terry Collins said. “It looks great. We’re going to advance the effort [Saturday] on the bases.” He has already hit, fielded and thrown without discomfort, and running full tilt around the bases are considered the final hurdle before he can return to the starting lineup. According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, “That should come next week.” Wright has participated in batting practice all this week and told reporters he is on schedule, insisting he will play again this season. On Wednesday, Wright said, “I don’t think the clock is going to run out.” “I think I’ll be back at least for a larger chunk of the remainder of the games. That’s kind of the goal, and I haven’t really even
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