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David Wright’s Ailments: Unfortunately, We’ve Seen It Before

Some nasty news came down on Saturday, revealing the full extent of David Wright’s latest back trouble. Stenosis of the spine, they’re calling it. You usually hear this description applied to octogenarians – something akin to rheumatism or lumbago. For a 32-year-old elite athlete, it sounds like immediate retirement. In fact, New York Giants running back David Wilson, all...
1 day ago  |  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...
3 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will We See Wright Again This Year?

At the beginning of spring training I wrote the position player the Mets could least afford to lose was third baseman David Wright. We can now assume that to be the case with reports out Pittsburgh are Wright’s lower-back pain has resurfaced and he’s been shut down again. The 32-year-old Wright went on the disabled list April 15 with a pulled right hamstring, and the initial...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Took BP, Could Begin Rehab Assignment Soon

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that third baseman David Wright took batting practice on Friday and may soon begin a minor league rehab assignment as soon as next week. GM Sandy Alderson told reporters on Tuesday that it would be  about 10-14 days before Wright returns from the disabled list, putting him on target for the first week in June. Wright resumed baseball activities...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest Injury Updates On Wright and d’Arnaud

It’s truly amazing how the status of David Wright‘s rehab and eventual return keeps changing from day to day. One moment his return is imminent, the next one he’s still far away. However, here’s the latest. GM Sandy Alderson told reporters before Tuesday’s game that it could be 10-14 days before David Wright returns from the disabled list. “I don’t think you can expect...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright 'chomping at the bit' to return to Mets

New York Mets third baseman is anxious to return to the team after suffering a setback in his injury rehab that's rendered him absent from the team for over a month. "He's chomping at the bit," general manager Sandy Alderson said. "But today is the first day he was actually back on the field for any amount of work. … Until he's back cleared for all baseball activity, it's hard...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright Begins Baseball Activities Today In PSL

Mets third baseman David Wright takes the next big step in his rehab today as he nears his return to the big league roster. The team announced that Wright has been cleared to start baseball activities on Monday in Port St. Lucie. Wright, who has already missed a month of the season, had to be shutdown from rehabbing his hamstring injury, when he developed a sore back which complicated...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  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...
17 days ago  |  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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