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David Wright diagnosed with fractured right pinkie finger

Apr 10, 2012, 9:03 PM EDT

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From beat writer Andy Martino of the New York Daily News comes word that Mets third baseman David Wright has been diagnosed with a small fracture near the middle of his right pinkie finger.

Wright doesn’t need surgery, but he has been put in a protective splint and will be sidelined indefinitely.

The Mets will reevaluate him on Wednesday and attempt to come up with a recovery timetable.

Wright suffered the injury Monday while diving back into a base on a pickoff attempt. The 29-year-old is 7-for-12 this season with a homer and four RBI. Ronny Cedeno filled in at the hot corner Tuesday night.

  1. hittfamily - Apr 10, 2012 at 9:13 PM

    Where the eff is the write up on the 3-0 Tigers vs the 3-0 Rays and Matt Moore’s rookie season debt? I have a lot to say about that!

    About this?

    David Wright injured for and extended length of time! Flipping DUH!

  2. astrosfan75956 - Apr 10, 2012 at 9:14 PM

    He is always banged up.

  3. larrybrown43 - Apr 10, 2012 at 9:47 PM

    4 RBIs.

    • bleedgreen - Apr 10, 2012 at 10:12 PM

      Runs Batted Ins? Its RBI. RunS Batted In.

      • lardin - Apr 11, 2012 at 8:47 AM

        You need to stop watching Mike and Mike in the Morning. Your beginning to sound like Greeny

  4. stoutfiles - Apr 10, 2012 at 10:22 PM

    I remember when he was hyped as a top 10 player. They should just call him Eric Chavez.

  5. Old Gator - Apr 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM

    And just as the Mutts were getting their delusions of grandeur up. There’s no justice.

  6. mybrunoblog - Apr 11, 2012 at 9:07 AM

    Is it just me or are the Mets cursed with bad luck? Can anyone remember the last time something good happened to this organization?

    P.S. Free Ozzie Guillen

  7. buffalomafia - Apr 11, 2012 at 11:36 AM

    This is another guy like Crawford, BJ Upton, Chipper Jones these guys get hurt every year and get paid big bucks?!

  8. randygnyc - Apr 11, 2012 at 11:54 AM

    Yes, the mets are cursed. The curse of Willie Randolph. And until they make amends and beg him to come back, they will continue to falter in the most unimaginable ways.

  9. foreverchipper10 - Apr 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    Braves get their 3b back and the Mets lose theirs on the same day.

  10. buffalomafia - Apr 11, 2012 at 3:50 PM

    I thought David Wright was Braves next 3b but maybe not?

  11. mungman69 - Apr 11, 2012 at 5:23 PM

    David Wright is always hurt and the Mutts always stink.

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