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David Wright back in Mets’ lineup Thursday

Mets third baseman David Wright hasn’t played since leaving Sunday’s game due to neck spasms, but he’s back in tonight’s starting lineup against the Braves. In addition to his recent neck issue, Wright confirmed speculation this week that his left shoulder isn’t 100 percent.
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Mets Injury Update: Daniel Murphy and David Wright out Tuesday

Mets third baseman David Wright and second baseman Daniel Murphy were out of the starting lineup for Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves, according to Tim Healey of reported here, Wright came out of Sunday's game with neck spasms. It's "getting better," Wright said, though he's still having trouble turning to his left, which "would...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Mets Questions Still Remain

David Wright New York Mets – Photo Credit: Matthew D. Britt (Flickr Creative Commons) The New York Mets avoided a sweep finishing up their short west coast trip with a 2-3 record by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-3. Most Mets would have been happy if they had saved some of those runs for Citi Field and the Atlanta Braves. Bartolo Colon pitched six strong innings and continues...
Via Hot Stove MLB
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Mets Injury Update: David Wright exits with neck spasms

Mets third baseman David Wright left Sunday's 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the middle of the third inning with what the team called "a muscle spasm" on the right side of his neck,  according to Kristie Ackert of the NewYork Daily News. He was replaced by Eric Campbell. A seven-time All-Star, Wright is hitting .265/.323/.368 (OPS+ 98) on the season...
Via MLB Injury News
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Wright Leaves Game With A Muscle Spasm In Neck

David Wright was pulled from Sunday’s game in the third inning and replaced by Eric Campbell. The Mets later announced that he left with muscle spasms on the right side of his neck. More on this after the game. 9:00 AM A month ago I took some flack when I suggested it was high time for the Mets to get David Wright out of the number three spot because he was suffocating the offense...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Wright’s All Wrong and Everybody Knows It

A month ago I took some flack when I suggested it was high time for the Mets to get David Wright out of the number three spot because he was suffocating the offense and desperately needed to work things out with his his swing and his mental approach in a less critical spot in the batting order. Back then I worked up a chart illustrating just how poorly he was doing compared to...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Wright Still Frustrated, Alderson Says He’s Handling It Well

David Wright went 0-for-4 in yesterday’s finale against the Athletics, and is just 1-for-17 in his last five games while batting .268 this season. In an interview with the Rockland Times, Wright said: “No one is happy with the position we are in” and the team has missed opportunities to win games they should have won, but the team has young players “learning on the job...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets offense sets records in futility

The New York Mets are headed on the road after a very disappointing home stand. They were swept in three games by the Washington Nationals and split a 4 game series with the Chicago Cubs. To make matters worse, the Mets matched their own futile mark-set in 2004- of going five consecutive games with four or fewer hits. This futility is not a new development. Ever since the the All...
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Wright Is Frustrated and Isn’t Getting Any Younger

David Wright is mired in another slump as his career worst season continues. The Mets Captain insists it’s not his shoulder. “The shoulder is not an excuse. Again, when I go tell the manager that I’m good to play, I expect to produce. I’m not thinking about the shoulder. I’m not thinking about bad habits. I’m thinking about going out there and trying to excel and doing...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright should be benched for his own good

Every so often a team is on the verge of competing, but needs a big bat to push them over the edge. In 2014, the Mets are that team, but when the trading deadline came and went at the end of July, no moves were made. That’s because the Mets already have that big bat in David Wright. They are just waiting for him to be David Wright. 2014 hasn’t been overly kind to Wright who’s...
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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