Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/17/13
Updated 3/17 As I feared, David Wright rejoined the Mets this morning and uttered the words I was hoping I wouldn’t have to hear. Regarding whether he will be ready to play by Opening Day, Wright had this to say: “That’s looking to predict the future, and I can’t do that, and I won’t do that, because it’s the first day I’ve been back in camp.” “So I don’t know how I’m going to feel tomorrow. I don’t know how I’m going to feel the next day. I’ll tell you that’s my goal. But I can’t predict one way or another because what I don’t want to do is try to do something and come back sooner than I should and it end up being a longer time. It’s just a matter of how quickly my body responds to these treatments and how quickly I can get pain-free in that rib-cage area.” Regarding his decision to play through the injury and not thinking about the consequences for the team that just signed him to a huge deal, he had this to say: “Once it got to the point where I thought it might obvi
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