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Day-to-day is exactly how it sounds, which means the Mets aren’t ready to announce David Wright’s Opening Day status.
Wright has been moving cautiously in trying to come back from a strained left intercostal muscle. He’s been fielding and hitting off a tee, which is ahead of what was originally thought.
WRIGHT: Making progress.
Batting practice followed by games are the next steps.
“We’re looking at the middle of next week for possible at-bats as we head into next weekend,’’ manager Terry Collins told reporters. “Once again, I’m going to be very cautious. This guy is a huge piece. The last thing we need to do is to try to tell him he needs to rush or he needs to hurry. But we’ll see where he is in the middle of next week.’’
If Wright hits without pain this week, say Wednesday, the Mets will try to get him in a minor league game before the team breaks camp this Saturday. The Mets will not risk playing him in a major league game because if there is a setback going on the disabled list wo
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