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David Wright to avoid DL for now

Updated: June 28, 2014, 8:55 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PITTSBURGH -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been prescribed rest and anti-inflammatory medication for his ailing left shoulder but will not need surgery, assistant general manager John Ricco said Saturday.

Ricco said team doctor Struan Coleman diagnosed Wright with a bruised rotator cuff. The captain will remain in New York until he is re-examined on Monday.

Wright did not require a cortisone shot -- "not yet anyway," Ricco said -- and will stay off the disabled ...

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