New York Mets third baseman David Wright is considering undergoing surgery on the herniated disk in his neck that landed him on the disabled list earlier this month, general manager Sandy Alderson said on Tuesday, according to ESPN.
Alderson said the team will know more about Wright’s condition later this week after his doctor, Dr. Robert Watkins, discusses with team doctors whether surgery is the best option for Wright. He did not say whether the potential surgery would end Wright’s season.
Wright was projected to miss four to six weeks with the injury when the Mets placed him on the DL on June 3. The 33-year-old third baseman missed four months of last season with spinal stenosis in his lower back.
This season Wright was hitting .226 with seven home runs and 14 RBIs in 37 games before being placed on the DL.