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Sidelined Wright still pretty sore

8/17/2014

David Wright

David Wright

#5 3B
New York Mets

2014 STATS

  • GM117
  • HR8

  • RBI56

  • R47

  • OBP.331

  • AVG.273

NEW YORK -- David Wright is out of the starting lineup Sunday, a day after getting struck with an 88 mph fastball from Dan Straily in the captain's already troubled back of the left shoulder.

Wright did not address reporters pregame, but a team spokesman said the third baseman remained "pretty sore."

It remains to be seen whether Wright will be available for Monday's matinee series finale against the Cubs.

Wright received a cortisone injection heading into the All-Star break because of issues with the shoulder. On Saturday, Wright lamented that the ball struck him directly in the spot that already was injured.