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East notes: Rays to use four-man rotation; David Wright still on the comeback trail

The Rays are preparing to utilize a four-man rotation for the entirety of the coming season, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times writes, with the expectation being that the club will load up the bullpen with multi-inning-capable arms. Topkin covers a wide range of possibilities for the relief corps and details the club’s thinking behind the unusual move. The plan is to utilize a string...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
March 07, 2018  |  Discuss

David Wright wants to play in 2018

David Wright has become something of an afterthought for the New York Mets, but the one-time star third baseman isn’t giving up on 2018 yet.Wright has undergone back and shoulder surgeries since last August, and while he wants to contribute, he admitted that he’s unsure if his health will cooperate enough to get him on a field in 2018.“I’m going to give it my best shot, certainly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Wright speaks with the media on 2/17

Mets captain David Wright meets with the media for the first time in Spring Training
Via SNY
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss
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Three Up, Three Down: Stephen Strasburg does it all

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.Up: The donnybrook in Detroit Last week, the Yankees and Tigers engaged in what was easily the most bizarre...
Via Yardbarker
August 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: David Wright unlikely to return before end of April

New York Mets third baseman David Wright is not close to a return.Wright, who was diagnosed with a right shoulder impingement in February, has not thrown since his diagnosis, and is unlikely to do so for at least another two weeks. It means Wright is unlikely to return before the end of April, and will certainly miss Opening Day.“Obviously, it will be disappointing,” Wright said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

No concrete timetable for David Wright to resume throwing

Following a diagnosis of a shoulder impingement for New York Mets third baseman David Wright earlier this week, the 34-year-old told Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News there isn’t much of a timetable for him in regards to throwing again.“It’s kind of been told to me, if I do the rehab correctly, if I give it time to strengthen the shoulder to get the shoulder working properly...
Via Sportsnaut
March 02, 2017  |  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 neck...
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 stenosis...
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

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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