What luck David Wright has, which was shown when he was hit by a pitch in the same spot he injured before All-Star break. According to ESPN New York, Terry Collins confirmed that Wright could miss multiple games. He did not appear in Sunday’s game and he was not available to comment with the media.
Terry Collins believes David Wright’s absence may linger beyond today because shoulder remains sore.
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 17, 2014
If there’s a good news in all this, it’s that he did not require any MRIs or other tests.
“It just got me in a spot that’s bothersome,” Wright said, via the New York Post. “It’s just unlucky.”
Wright, 31, has struggled with his bruised rotator cuff for much of the year. His stats show his struggles. He’s hitting .273 with eight home runs and 56 RBI — that’s not exactly studly for the seven-time All-Star, who is a career .299 hitter with 230 home runs, via the SI Wire. The Mets are in fourth place in the NL East at 59-66. They’ll need the 11 year veteran to continue their playoff race.
“It’s been fine,” Wright said. “I’ll see how it feels in the morning. As soon as I felt it hit that spot, it just [stinks] out of my whole back, it had to be that one area.”
Mets fans and the franchise surely share his perspective on the stray pitch. They’ll anxiously await his return.
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