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David Wright opts for neck surgery, perhaps ending season

David Wright’s 2016 season could be over. Wright and the New York Mets announced Thursday that the third baseman will undergo surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck. It’s unclear how long Wright will be sidelined, as the Mets said his return will be “determined based on the results of the procedure and the progress of his recovery,” according to USA TODAY Sports...
Via NESN.com
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: David Wright out 4-6 weeks with neck injury

New York Mets third baseman David Wright is expected to miss a significant amount of time while recovering from a herniated disk in his neck. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported on Friday that Wright will be out at least a month. Source: #Mets' Wright out at least 4 to 6 weeks. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) June 3, 2016 There have already been some rumblings that the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

David Wright dealing with herniated disc in neck

David Wright told reporters on Monday that he is dealing with a herniated disc in his neck. Wright did not play in Monday’s 1-0 win over the White Sox — his third straight game missed. New York Mets manager Terry Collins even said that Wright may need a stint on the disabled list. Wright has dealt with serious health issues the past two seasons. He was diagnosed with spinal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright: Harvey needs to show accountability, speak to media

Matt Harvey had another rough start on Tuesday night, and the New York Mets pitcher quickly gathered his belongings after his team’s 7-4 loss and left the clubhouse before the media had a chance to speak with him. Some of his teammates are not supporting the decision to snub reporters. After New York’s 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, Mets captain David Wright...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

David Wright had teammates salute fans after loss

The New York Mets were eliminated in heartbreaking fashion Sunday night courtesy of a 7-2 Game 5 World Series loss, and they were then forced to watch the Kansas City Royals celebrate their championship on the Citi Field turf. But that didn’t stop David Wright from leading his Mets teammates out onto the field from the clubhouse for one last salute to the fans still inside the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

David Wright isn't done yet

As the summer of 2015 dragged on without the presence of David Wright in the Mets’ lineup, questions surfaced about the star’s future as a Major League ballplayer. He put some of those fears to rest with his first at-bat back with the Mets on Aug. 24 when he launched a home run against the Phillies. But since then, every extended dry streak for Wright has led to critics declaring...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

David Wright Fuels Mets’ Offensive Explosion In World Series Game 3 (Videos)

David Wright was having a postseason to forget. The New York Mets third baseman was batting .171 with only seven hits in 41 at-bats heading into Game 3 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. But the captain came through in a big way during the Mets’ 9-3 win over the Royals at Citi Field. Wright hit his first home run of the playoffs during the first inning, and he...
Via NESN.com
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs gave David Wright 3rd base from Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs may have been unceremoniously swept out of the postseason courtesy of the New York Mets, but the organization nevertheless displayed an admirable exhibition of sportsmanship following the team’s elimination in the NLCS, as the Cubs presented Mets captain David Wright with a pretty awesome keepsake to commemorate the victory. Wright, in his 12th year and coming...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

David Wright: Expletive directed at Freddie Freeman 'playful'

David Wright was caught on camera dropping a not-so-friendly expletive on Freddie Freeman during Wednesday’s New York Mets-Atlanta Braves tilt, but the Mets captain downplayed the exchange following the team’s 6-3 loss. The vulgar greeting occurred at first base during the seventh inning after Wright hit a game-tying single. Wright’s profane outburst may have been precipitated...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The return of the Mets captain?

By Cameron Fine Captain David Wright is finally getting in some baseball activity, including potential rehab games for the Port St. Lucie Mets this upcoming Monday, and might actually come back to the New York Mets sometime soon. He’s been injured since mid-April with what is diagnosed as spinal stenosis, which is an injury that is beyond serious. You somewhat need a healthy...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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