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David Wright begins his rehab assignment

Aug 30, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT

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It seems like eons ago that David Wright was getting a standing ovation at the All-Star Game at Citi Field and was putting together an MVP-caliber season. But it was less than a month ago when he pulled his hamstring effectively ending his season. Or maybe not quite ending it, as the Star-Ledger reports that he’s about to go off on a rehab assignment in Florida.

He could still get a couple of big league games in at the end of September, but I don’t know what it would accomplish. When the Mets signed him to that extension it was for the long haul. The long haul play here seems to be to exercise caution with their superstar.

  1. rickdobrydney - Aug 30, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Superstar ??????

    • ritzdeez - Aug 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM

      47.5fWAR since 2005. Good for 4th in all of baseball.

      He sucks. TRAID.

  2. unclemosesgreen - Aug 30, 2013 at 10:35 AM

    Wrap him in bubble-wrap and ship him to Port St. Lucie.

    • jwbiii - Aug 30, 2013 at 1:15 PM

      St. Lucie’s season ends on Sunday, so there’s not much point in that.

      • unclemosesgreen - Aug 30, 2013 at 1:28 PM

        But that’s where they open spring training – and I don’t want them to open the crate until Monday.

      • jwbiii - Aug 30, 2013 at 7:24 PM

        Fair enough. I though you were recommending an A ball rehab assignment.

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