After undergoing an MRI on Saturday morning, Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Wright underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan earlier in the day. Not only is Wright the team's leader, he's also easily the best hitter on the team. However, Collins said, a prolonged absence for Wright likely would prompt the manager to move Daniel Murphy from second base to third base and Eric Young Jr. Closer Bobby Parnell was prescribed medication and remained unavailable because of neck discomfort, while lefty specialist Josh Edgin landed on the DL with a hairline fracture of a rib on his left side.
After undergoing an MRI on Saturday morning, Mets captain David Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a grade 2 strain of his right hamstring. Mets manager Terry Collins said the All-Star third baseman could miss three to five weeks.