David Wright To Be Shut Down From Throwing Program

Having missed the entirety of the season already, the Mets will now be without their captain indefinitely, as David Wright has been shut down from his throwing program.

According to Mets assistant general manager John Ricco, Wright’s only work currently is meeting with team therapists in New York, in a report from Abbey Mastracco of NJ.com.

Wright, 34, is currently on the 60-day disabled list, but with his current prognosis, he will not return when that benchmark elapses.

In 2015, the Mets took out an insurance policy, meaning that the team will recoup 75 percent of Wright’s contract since he will be out longer than the aforementioned 60 days.

Last season for New York, Wright appeared in just 37 games, while hitting .226/.350/.438 with seven home runs and 14 RBI.

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