The ups and downs of David Wright

David Wright has been the lone constant with the Mets the past nine seasons. He rose as a rookie on a club settled in mediocrity, helped make the Mets a contender again and then endured years of collapses as injuries and poor contracts took their toll on the team. Now the team is making noise again and Wright is at the center of that, too. Look back on the highlights—and low-lights—of his near-decade in Flushing.

Rib injury

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March 14, 2013

Rib injury

Wright, dubbed Captain America for his performance in the World Baseball Classic, was forced to leave Team USA after suffering a rib injury. He recovered in time for the Mets' season opener two weeks later.

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