Feb 19, 2018; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets third baseman David Wright (5) during practice drills at First Data Field. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
This latest setback is another blow for Wright, who hasn’t played a game since 2016 due to various injuries. The shutdown will ensure that Wright goes over two full years before playing in a big league game, and it looks more like his playing days may be over. The Mets still owe Wright $47 million over the next three years and have supported his efforts to come back, but they did sign Todd Frazier to a two year deal this winter. Frazier will be the team’s every day third baseman, a tacit admission that the Mets don’t expect to get Wright back anytime soon.
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