NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — David Wright’s timetable remains as murky as ever.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the Post on Monday that there’s been “no change” to the injured captain’s status, despite recent optimism from skipper Terry Collins.
On Sunday, Collins told reporters that Wright was “really on the upswing.”
“He’s doing some things that are related to baseball activities,” Collins said. “He’s got a doctor’s appointment on Monday and he’s hoping he can start some other more aggressive things on the field here pretty soon.”
Alderson’s comment to the Post would indicate that Wright wasn’t given the green light.
Wright, 32, was hitting .333 (11-for-33) with a homer and four RBIs in eight games before the injury. He hasn’t played since April 14 and his return this season is up in the air.
“It’s ridiculous to even begin to guess when,” Wright said on July 3. “But the progress has been good, the doctor has been satisfied, both therapists I’ve been working with are satisfied. … I’ve got one shot to get this thing right.”