Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
New York Mets outfielder Lucas Duda broke his right wrist moving furniture in November. He immediately had surgery and is expected to be good for the upcoming Spring Training weeks. Despite the circumstances, a wrist injury is commonplace in baseball. While Duda fully expects to be 100% and back to form in preparation for a good season, others have not been so successful. Last season the sensational Jose Bautista, of the Toronto Blue Jays, injured his left wrist and was out for two months. He returned too soon and couldn’t even finish two games before going back to the DL and being shut down for the year. Washington Nationals hitter, Jayson Werth, then with the Dodgers, was injured by an A.J. Burnett pitch that hit him in the wrist. The wrist was fractured and became a chronic, nagging injury that took a few years to rebound from. While the jury is still out on Bautista recovering and Werth has had a decent career after healing, the questions surrounding Duda remain how will he...
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