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  • 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.

  • Wright motivated to join Mets' winning time

    It was a brilliant spring morning Tuesday on Florida's Treasure Coast, with puffy white clouds in the sky and temperatures warming to the mid-80s. It was the type of day that used to see David Wright bouncing about the back fields in a well-worn orange T-shirt, laughing and joking with anyone in earshot.

  • Wright working on throws behind the scenes

    Throughout the first week of full-squad workouts at the Mets' Tradition Field complex, David Wright has rarely been visible. At times, he has stepped into a batter's box, tracking pitches on a back field. At times, he has fielded fungoes off a coach's bat.

  • Wright, Wheeler progressing after throwing

    David Wright and Zack Wheeler threw on Sunday -- Wright for the first time this Spring Training -- and from all indications it went well for each.

  • Mets' Wright always eager for Glove Day

    David Wright was one of a group of Mets players who were all smiles early Sunday morning as they strolled by the bags and bags of gloves made by Wilson Sporting Goods neatly lined up and placed outside the clubhouse.

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