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Wright Threw A Baseball For First Time Since Last June

New York Mets third baseman David Wright threw a baseball on Sunday, indoors at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. It was the first time he threw a ball since last June before he had season-ending neck surgery. When I probed to find out a little more regarding how Wright’s throwing went, I was told no cameras or reporters were allowed. Wright, 34, did not participate in fielding...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 hours ago

Ex-Met Daniel Murphy says he’s always rooting for David Wright

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Nationals won the NL East after signing Daniel Murphy away from the Mets to a three-year, $37.5 million contract. Murphy batted .347, missing out on the NL batting title by one point. He led the league in doubles (47), slugging percentage (.595) and OPS (.985), and built a bond...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

David Wright’s Opening Day reality: I can only hope and work

PORT ST. LUCIE — David Wright speaks in few absolutes these days, a man who has been humbled by his body in recent years. The 34-year-old Mets captain stands at a crossroads in his career, after a second significant injury in as many seasons left him sidelined for most of 2016. He still dreams of...
Via New York Post
5 days ago

Matt Harvey shares scary details of last season's struggles and surgery

Health will be a major storyline in Mets camp this spring, with Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom, David Wright, Neil Walker and Zack Wheeler among the key contributors returning from injuries. But most of the attention will be focused squarely on Matt Harvey.Harvey, who missed the 2014 season because of Tommy John surgery, was limited to 17 starts last season – none after July 4 – because...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

WATCH: David Wright talks about his health heading into the 2017 season

New York Mets captain David Wright appears at his Vegas Night Benefit, which has raised over $950,000 in six years, and talks about his overall health going into the 2017 season.
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
June 16, 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

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

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

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