- Associated Press - Saturday, March 10, 2012

VIERA, FLA. (AP) - New York Mets third baseman David Wright is expected to miss at least another week because of soreness in his left rib cage.

Mets manager Terry Collins said after Saturday’s 8-2 loss to Washington’s split squad that Wright wasn’t ready to play yet.

Wright has not played in a spring training game this year. The All-Star third baseman has taken groundballs, but has not thrown or swung a bat.

Mets team doctor Struan Coleman will travel to the Mets‘ complex in Port St. Lucie to examine Wright and determine the next course of action.

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