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David Wright out until at least mid-July

Updated: June 4, 2011, 4:54 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright, who hoped to gain clearance Friday to ramp up physical activity, instead was told by a team doctor to stay inactive for three more weeks. As a result, Wright cannot return to the majors until at least mid-July.

GM Sandy Alderson said the recommendation from Dr. Patrick O'Leary for continued inactivity -- with the exception of limited core exercises -- came as a surprise because it was based on three-week-old X-rays of the stress fracture ...

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