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  • Wright believes he has more to offer in 2018

    David Wright doesn't want to think his career is over. Even after a second major surgery in as many years and a third straight season in which he had trouble getting on the field, the Mets captain said Thursday he's ready to try it again in 2018.

  • Wright on hitless rehab debut: 'I'll take it'

    The Mets' injury-plagued captain, David Wright, who hasn't appeared in a game in over a year, went 0-for-4 as the designated hitter for the Class A Advanced St. Lucie Mets in their 6-3 loss to the Charlotte StoneCrabs in a Florida State League game at Charlotte Sports Park.

  • Alderson: Wright wants to return this season

    With a little more than six weeks left in the regular season, the window for David Wright to return to the Mets shrinks by the day. When asked for specifics about Wright's timetable, the Mets typically demur, offering little more than vague assurances that he can still return.

  • Wright taking part in drills at Mets' complex

    Mets third baseman David Wright resumed "low-level" baseball activities Tuesday, assistant general manager John Ricco said before Wednesday's game against the Rockies, a significant step forward in his long comeback from neck, shoulder and back injuries.

  • Wright expects to begin baseball activities soon

    Multiple setbacks have derailed David Wright's progress in his return from a shoulder injury over the first half of April, but Wright intends to begin a full slate of baseball activities this week at Citi Field.

  • Mets' Wright begins throwing but 'a ways away'

    David Wright began throwing on Friday for the first time since doctors diagnosed him in February with an impingement in his shoulder. But Wright remains "a ways away" from game action, according to Mets assistant general manager John Ricco.

  • Mets' Wright receives huge ovation at Citi

    For the first time in 13 years, David Wright wandered up the first-base line during Opening Day introductions Monday, rather than waiting in the dugout alongside members of the starting lineup. Emcee Howie Rose introduced Wright to a thunderous ovation, adding a personal appeal that the third baseman return soon.

  • Wright cherishes playing in '09, '13 Classics

    His cape and shield stowed away for the spring, Captain America watched on television Saturday evening as Team USA lost a thrilling World Baseball Classic game, 7-5, to the Dominican Republic.

  • Wright likely won't be ready for Opening Day

    Doctors on Tuesday diagnosed David Wright with an impingement, which the Mets believe stems from muscle weakness following his neck surgery last June. Wright will refrain from throwing a baseball for "a couple of weeks," according to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, and the third baseman will not attempt to throw with significant velocity for at least a month.

  • Wright: Debuting at DH 'a good first step'

    Designated hitter isn't exactly the position David Wright has in mind. But to the delight of Mets fans at the Grapefruit League home opener vs. Washington on Sunday, Wright made his first appearance even if it was only at the plate.

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