David Wright RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Wright still battling to return on one-year anniversary of his last game

    New York Daily News "Saturday was an anniversary that no one in the Mets organization wanted to acknowledge. The front office talked around it and Terry Collins said it just made him sad. Jose Reyes was shocked. Saturday marked one year since David Wright had last played a game. “That’s hard to believe,” said..." May 28

  • David Wright begins throwing program but is still ‘ways away’ from returning to Mets

    New York Daily News "David Wright has resumed throwing, but the third baseman is still a "ways away," from being able to return to playing in the major leagues, according to Mets assistant GM John Ricco. The Mets captain has re-started a light and slow throwing program that consists of long toss which he was shut down..." April 11

  • Wright: 'Disappointment level is high' with Opening Day streak over

    New York Post "David Wright has spent 347 days on the disabled list in recent seasons, but Monday’s inactivity will seem a little different for the Mets captain. After 12 straight starts at third base on Opening Day to begin his major league career, Wright will be reduced to a spectator when the Mets play..." April 02

  • David Wright unlikely to return before end of April

    MLB.com "When the Mets flew north from Florida on Thursday evening, they left only a small portion of their roster behind. Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler stayed in Port St. Lucie to throw a few last tune-up innings. Injured outfielder Brandon Nimmo settled in for rehab. But David Wright, injured shoulder..." April 01

  • David Wright sheds light on laborious shoulder rehab process

    New York Post "David Wright shed some light Friday on his rehab from neck surgery and the sharp pain in his right shoulder when he throws. “I’ve got to finish the shoulder program that our team doctors have given me to complete,’’ Wright told The Post at First Data Field on St. Patrick’s Day as the Mets..." March 18

  • Beltran: Wright shouldn't even think about retiring

    New York Post "Carlos Beltran has some advice for his former teammate, David Wright. “He shouldn’t be thinking about retiring,” said Beltran, now with the Astros. “If I’m him, I don’t even think about retiring. You have to empty all your bullets before you retire.” And Beltran, who last played with Wright..." March 05

  • Mets’ David Wright plans to be back this season — retirement is not an option

    New York Daily News "David Wright is adamant retirement is not an option. On Thursday the Met veteran third baseman admitted it was naive on his part to expect to return from major neck surgery without a setback. Now that Wright's second opinion confirmed an impingement and instability in his right shoulder, he..." March 02

  • Analyzing David Wright’s Reported Shoulder Impingement

    CBS New York "David Wright has struggled to stay healthy over the last few years, sidelined by a number of injuries and diagnoses. The latest ailment to strike the Mets’ 34-year-old captain was reportedly diagnosed as a right shoulder impingement. However, accounts indicate that Wright is seeking a second..." March 02

  • David Wright tells Terry Collins he's willing to do whatever he can to help the Mets

    CBS Sports "Mets captain David Wright has of course had an awful run of injuries in recent seasons. Over the last two seasons, he’s been limited to a total of 75 games because of shoulder, back, and neck problems. As well, we recently learned that Wright won’t be ready for Opening Day because of a shoulder..." March 01

  • Wright to get 2nd opinion on ailing shoulder

    CBS Sports "Wright (shoulder) remained in New York on Wednesday to receive a second opinion on his ailing shoulder, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports. General manager Sandy Alderson already expressed some concern in The Captain's ability to be ready for Opening Day, and a second opinion certainly doesn't..." March 01

  • Shoulder injury likely to keep David Wright out on Opening Day, but Mets have a plan

    CBS Sports "Serious back and neck injuries have limited Mets captain David Wright to 75 games over the last two seasons, and the discomfort created by those injuries has forced Wright to alter his throwing motion. He has had to employ a sidearm delivery to avoid putting too much stress on his back and neck in..." February 28

  • David Wright won’t start playing third until at least mid-March

    New York Post "David Wright’s buildup to playing third base in an exhibition game could take about three weeks. The Mets captain played catch for the second time this spring Tuesday and is expected to see action at DH over the weekend in the Grapefruit League. But manager Terry Collins pinpointed mid-March as..." February 22

  • With big questions about David Wright’s ability to throw, time is now for Mets to get him comfortable at first

    New York Daily News "Eight months after surgery for his neck injury, David Wright still hasn’t thrown a baseball, and it’s starting to feel inevitable that a move to first base may be best for both him and the Mets. Yet Wright said on Tuesday that no one from the organization has even mentioned it as a possibility,..." February 15

  • Mets want David Wright to prove himself early and often in spring

    New York Post "David Wright will have to show the Mets he is still worthy of significant playing time. After missing most of the last two seasons with major injuries, the Mets captain is expected to receive at-bats early in the Grapefruit League season in an effort to gauge his physical readiness. In..." February 14

  • David Wright’s limited workout Monday chance for Mets to start getting some answers

    New York Daily News "It's become a part of the Mets’ spring of late. At the first sighting of David Wright on the fields of their spring training complex, the speculation begins. How much will the oft-injured captain be able to contribute? How many games can he play with the serious spine issues he has suffered..." February 08