Mets Say Wright Could Be Out Another Week

An article by posted on March 10, 2012

This is not good…

David Wright will not return until next weekend at the earliest as he continues to experience left rib-cage soreness. Wright has yet to appear in any Grapefruit League games and since he’s been sidelined with this injury he has yet to swing a bat.

Team doctor Struan Coleman is expected to examine Wright in Port St. Lucie this weekend before Wright is cleared to increase his rehab workload.

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Manager Terry Collins informed David Wright that he will miss at least the first two games of the Grapefruit League season which basically means you wont see him playing today or tomorrow. However, with Wednesday scheduled for a road game in Jupiter, Thursday may be the nest time well see Wright back in the lineup.

“We’ve got a long way to go. I’m in no rush,” Collins said. “I cannot possibly run him out there and get him hurt tomorrow.”

Wright is still dealing with discomfort in his left rib cage and the Mets are rightfully taking a cautious approach and will keep him on the sidelines until the discomfort goes away or improves.

“I think it’s the correct decision, no question,” Wright said. “I think sometimes I can be hard-headed and stubborn.”

Wright has maintained that if this was Opening Day he would definitely be in the lineup.

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