Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/16/13
Here are some reactions from beat writers, journalists, Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson regarding the latest news on David Wright who was diagnosed by team doctors with a moderate intercostal strain. Wright started experiencing discomfort near his rib cage about a week ago. He played in the WBC anyway, putting up huge numbers and earning the nickname “Captain America” for his late-inning heroics during the tournament. That discomfort eventually grew into actual pain, forcing Team USA to scratch Wright from the lineup of Thursday’s WBC game…The revelation that Wright had been potentially playing through an injury in the WBC raises plenty of important questions: Why didn’t Wright alert the Mets about his injury sooner? Should he have even been playing at all? Those answers will become clearer when Wright returns to the Mets facility Saturday.  ~  Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal I didn’t exactly have the best breakfast in the world today. It was a little sour-tasting today. But...
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