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Mets' David Wright taking cautious approach in rehab, unsure when he'll return

The New York Mets originally thought they would have third baseman David Wright back some time around the All-Star break, but his timetable is uncertain as he cautiously proceeds with his rehabilitation efforts. "For me it been a long process, been a difficult one, one that has tested my patience," Wright said. "It's strange in that there is no set timetable. No one says, 'In this...
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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...
18 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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22 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
26 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Updated Health Status On David Wright Expected Tonight

As we all know, David Wright‘s pending return has been on hold since he suffered a setback with his injured back which was then diagnosed as spinal stenosis, which is a narrowing of the spinal cord. He went to a noted spinal specialist in Los Angeles a little over a week ago, for treatment which included epidural shots and physical therapy. With the Mets in San Diego for a three...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 02, 2015  |  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

New York Mets injury updates

The New York Mets have had a successful season up until this point. Sitting at 20-12, the Mets are hanging on to a lead in the NL East, over the resurgent Nationals. And all this without some key members of the team. David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black, and Bobby Parnell have all missed significant chunks of the season to this point. Parnell and Black have not yet made their...
May 12, 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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