Originally written on New York Mets Report  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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The hits just keep on coming for the New York Mets. It remains to be seen when they’ll resume for their All-Star third baseman, David Wright, who was a leading MVP candidate for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. Wright was scratched from Thursday night’s game against the Dominican Republic with rib soreness in his lower back left side. He was to be examined this morning in Port St. Lucie, but will now travel directly to New York, which could denote the Mets believe the injury is worse than originally speculated. WRIGHT: What’s he thinking now? Initially, Wright expressed optimism he would be able to continue to play, but that won’t happen now. “I wanted to play tonight, but I understand the decision,’’ Wright said in Miami, where the game was being played. “I’m disappointed. That goes without saying. But I completely understand the direction that they’re going.’’ Wright started experiencing soreness a week ago and said recently he had difficult sleeping. This was reported to the
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