David Wright has broken pinkie

Updated: April 11, 2012, 11:32 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright suffered a fractured right pinkie sliding back into first base on a pickoff throw on Monday night.

Manager Terry Collins said the Mets likely would delay a disabled list decision until Friday, after a hand specialist has a chance to examine X-rays and Wright can see whether significant swelling subsides.

Wright's finger will be fitted for a customized splint Wednesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. ...

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