The 31-year-old, who has been battling a bruised rotator cuff most of this season, is hitting .273 with eight home runs and 56 RBIs. A seven-time All-Star, Wright is a career .299 hitter with 230 home runs in 11 seasons with the Mets, who are in fourth place in the NL East at 59-66.
Terry Collins believes David Wright's absence may linger beyond today because shoulder remains sore. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 17, 2014
David Wright declines to speak before and after game about injury. Spokesman said he is getting treatment. No tests scheduled. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 17, 2014
- Chris Mascaro