Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/16/14
New York Mets third baseman David Wright appears to be ready to go for the team’s Opening Day matchup against the San Diego Padres, according to Marc Carig of Newsday. Wright told reporters that he felt “pretty good” after playing in Friday’s spring training contest against the St. Louis Cardinals. The third baseman went 0-for-3 at the plate but he was able to log five innings at the hot corner. It was his first major league spring training action since he strained his left intercostal muscle during the World Baseball Classic. Wright agreed to a lucrative long-term contract extension with the Mets this offseason. The team’s captain hit .306/.391/.492 with 41 doubles and 21 home runs over 670 plate appearances last season. Beyond Wright, the Mets are also expecting to have Daniel Murphy – who’s been dealing with a strained right intercostal – to also be in their Opening Day lineup. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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