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The Mets Should Consider David Wright Finished For 2015

The New York Post, of all things, published an article yesterday, actually painting a hopeful picture for the return of David Wright later this summer. While we all know this is designed to sell newsprint more than anything, it also holds out a branch that could possibly pull the Mets out of the offensive funk – in every sense of those terms – in which they currently, collectively...
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Report: Mets' David Wright could be cleared for limited activities next week

David Wright won't be returning to the New York Mets at the All-Star break as general manager Sandy Alderson had hoped for, but he might not be too far off if everything goes to plan for Wright in the coming weeks. The New York Post reported Wednesday that Wright, who has spinal stenosis, has made "significant progress" in strengthening his back and "there is a strong possibility...
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Mets injury reports on David Wright, Daniel Murphy and others

Just 68 games into the season, the Mets have already suffered through a full season’s worth of injuries. The team has seen about half of its expected opening day roster on the disabled list already, including two starting pitchers, three every day players, five relievers and several prospects. There’s also been a lengthy PED suspension, a bereavement leave and two paternity leaves...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets look to All-Star break for David Wright’s return

Breathe a sigh of a relief, New York Mets fans. On Monday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that third baseman David Wright could be back with the team as soon as the All-Star break. It was the first time a timetable, albeit a vague one, has been given for the return of the Mets captain since he was shut down in mid-May due to a diagnosis of spinal stenosis, which is a narrowing...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright To Remain In Los Angeles Several More Weeks To Treat Back

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that David Wright will remain in Los Angeles for several more weeks while receiving treatment on his back for spinal stenosis. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) There is still no timetable for Wright to return and last week Alderson said something ominous about that, “We’re not on the edge of our seats waiting for David to come back at this point...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Not Making Significant Progress Towards Return

Update, June 9 According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, David Wright made no significant progress towards returning this week. Dr. Robert Watkins, a specialist who has been treating Wright’s back, was away, so he and Wright did not have their customary meeting. Within the next few weeks, the Mets will start receiving insurance money from Wright’s contract, which allows them...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets still searching for answer at third base

Allow me to present you with a question. What would the Avengers be without Captain America? Cap serves as the moral compass of the team as well as being a born leader. Who else could control the larger than life personalities and egos on the team? Who else would stop Thor from going rogue and eating lunch during a mission? You’re probably wondering why I’m talking about the...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Saturday that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time in 15 days due to a serious back issue. Wright has been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. “He’s still experiencing some lower-back tightness,” Ricco said. “It’s at the point where we’re...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets star David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

When David Wright heard about the sons of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, he felt obligated to do something.   The New York Mets captain is the son of a cop himself, so on Christmas Eve, he called Jaden and Justin Ramos, who lost their father when he and another officer were murdered in Brooklyn on Saturday. Wright had a 15-minute conversation with the boys and offered them a...
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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