Mets 3B David Wright could miss time with shoulder soreness

Sunday August 17th, 2014

Mets third baseman David Wright could miss multiple games with left shoulder soreness, manager Terry Collins confirmed on Sunday, according to's Adam Rubin.

Wright left Saturday night's win over the Cubs after he was hit by a pitch in the shoulder. 

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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.

- Chris Mascaro

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