Wright Will Be Out for at Least Another Month

The Wall Street Journal—June 4, 2011

The Mets received more bad news on the injury front Friday when doctors recommended that David Wright remain inactive for at least another three weeks. That means Wright, who has been on the disabled list since May 18 with a stress fracture in his back, won't return to the field for at least another month.

General manager Sandy Alderson said Wright was examined by Dr. Patrick O'Leary, a back specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery. Alderson said no X-rays were taken and Wright felt no pain. Yet doctors still recommended that Wright be limited to just core-strengthening exercises for another three weeks.

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