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Mets' Wright hit in head, suffers concussion

The Mets' David Wright gets hit in the

The Mets' David Wright gets hit in the head by a pitch from San Francisco's Matt Cain in the fourth inning of Saturday's game. Photo Credit: David L. Pokress

A Mets season that already has spiraled out of control because of injuries turned scary on Saturday when David Wright was hit in the head by a 93-mph fastball and suffered a concussion.

Lying face first on the ground for more than a minute, Wright appeared to lose consciousness after the pitch from San Francisco’s Matt Cain drilled him right above the left earflap on his helmet.

Two trainers and manager Jerry Manuel immediately rushed out of the dugout, and Manuel described seeing Wright’s eyes "roll back and forth in his head."

Wright walked off the field under his own power, with trainer Ray Ramirez holding his right arm. After being examined at Citi Field, he was taken to Hospital for Special Surgery. The Mets said a CT scan was negative. They did not reveal the grade of the concussion Wright suffered.

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