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David Wright takes swings -- in a pool

New York Mets third baseman David Wright sits

New York Mets third baseman David Wright sits in the dugout during the game against the Yankees. (May 21, 2011) Credit: Christopher Pasatieri

David Wright did swing a bat in Port St. Lucie, but it happened in the hydrotherapy pool as part of his gradual return to baseball activities. Terry Collins said Wright could hit off a tee today, and if his recovery proceeds smoothly, may start playing rehab games in “seven to eight days.”

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