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Thanks to the results of a dye-contrast MRI exam, which revealed damage to the ligaments in his banged-up left shoulder, Mets third baseman David Wright could speak with greater clarity about the injury that marred his season.
But he didn’t undergo the test until after he was shut down for the remainder of the season, prompting a question that was asked a few times Wednesday night on social...Read more »
David Wright and Terry Collins have remained on message, constantly disputing the notion that the Mets' captain still is bothered by a balky left shoulder, one that required a cortisone injection during the All-Star break.
But Mets hitting coach Lamar Johnson apparently went off script, saying that Wright’s power outage by the slugger’s insistence on playing through pain in his left shoulder.
“Basically,...Read more »
Dellin Betances rarely gets the hook from his manager. That’s probably because opposing managers hate getting the hook from Betances.
The Yankees reliever's curveball was rated the best in the American League in a Baseball America survey of all 30 MLB managers.
Betances also finished as runner-up to Kansas City’s Greg Holland for the AL’s best reliever.
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