Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/14/13
As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s something that I’m against, personally,” Wright said Saturday regarding shutting things down for the season. “If the organization feels that it’s best for the organization moving forward, then that’s a talk we’re going to have to have, that obviously we haven’t had. But my understanding is that if the doctors and I feel like I’m healthy enough to play, that I’m allowed to play. It’s not right for a player, I think, to just shut it down when I feel like I’m healthy enough to go out there and produce.” Said Collins: “So the issue is: Is he going to get hurt again? So what do we do next spring? Do we not play him all spring for fear of going
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