Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/15/13
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It was MLB Network who first reported that David Wright was being “scratched” from last night’s match up between Team USA and the Dominican Republic with what they called a “sore back.” After Team USA’s 3-1 loss to the Dominican Republic, Anthony DiComo of Mets.com shed additional light on the situation and reported that Wright began feeling the nagging injury sometime after he reported to Team USA’s camp in Scottsdale, Arizona on March 10, but played through it without incident. On Thursday, the Mets were notified that Wright was dealing with some discomfort which prompted the team’s head trainer Ray Ramirez to get in touch with Team USA manager Joe Torre and asked that Wright be pulled from the lineup. This morning, Sandy Alderson faced the issue head-on with reporters: How severe is the injury?  “So David is flying directly to New York and will be up there today, be examined by our doctors there. We expect that he’ll fly back tomorrow, not today. In terms of the injury and it’s sev
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