Mets’ Wright progressing from shoulder injury

Flushing, NY ( – New York Mets third baseman David Wright is
progressing from a shoulder injury that cost him most of the last month of the
2014 season.

Wright was shut down in early September with left shoulder inflammation. He
was later diagnosed with a rotator cuff contusion and the Mets said Friday an
exam this week has shown “marked improvement.”

The 31-year-old veteran batted just .269 — the second-lowest figure of his
career — with a personal-low eight home runs and 63 RBI in 134 games last