David Wright May Start Season on DL

David Wright
David Wright (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Several media sources are reporting that David Wright may start the 2013 season on the disabled list. He suffered a muscle strain in his ribs while participating in the World Baseball Classic this week.

This is really a team’s worst nightmare about the WBC. The face of your franchise gets hurt in an exhibition away from the team and misses time during the regular season. I’m not a fan of the WBC anyway, but this makes me even less so.

Granted, and injury like this could happen anytime even if Wright was with the Mets. But I have to say that having the WBC games during spring training is the wrong time. Players generally aren’t ready to go all out in the beginning of March. They need more time to get ready and now the Mets are paying the price.

Everyone that bought opening day tickets expecting to see Wright looks like their out of luck this year. What a shame.

Author: Dave Doyle

Frequently disappointed Mets fan

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