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Topic - Justin Turner
David Wright walked slowly back into the New York Mets clubhouse after most of his teammates were already gone and discussed a topic as foreign to him as any _ watching games instead of playing in them.
The police union is weighing in on safety concerns involving operations within the District's Office of Unified Communications, which handled more than 1.3 million 911 emergency calls last year.
Dick Monfort was quite formidable on the mound _ of snow, that is.
Justin Turner, the leading candidate to replace injured David Wright at third base for the Mets, left New York's game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday after spraining his right ankle.
New York Mets third baseman David Wright has a moderate strain on the left side of his rib cage that will shut him down until next week, leaving his status for opening day uncertain.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his major league debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory Thursday as Jordany Valdespin misplayed Tyler Colvin's leadoff drive in the eighth into a game-changing triple.
The New York Mets have put infielder Justin Turner on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle and cut right-handed reliever Manny Acosta.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Monday's game with a jammed right thumb. Pedroia apparently was injured while diving for Danny Worth's grounder at the end of the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. He was replaced by Nick Punto. Pedroia was batting .294 with five homers and 20 RBI.
David Wright would play if it weren't for two important things: He can't grip a bat or a baseball right now.
Jose Reyes stepped into the on-deck circle, turned toward the New York Mets' dugout and bowed.
The Nationals spent nine weeks at the start of the season running out a lineup that didn't include their best player.
Mets shortstop Jose Reyes left Sunday's game against Atlanta because of stiffness in his left hamstring, the same spot that landed him on the disabled list last month.
Jose Reyes is keeping his options open, which could make it hard for the New York Mets to afford him.
The New York Mets released second baseman Luis Castillo on Friday despite still owing him $6 million, cutting ties with a three-time All-Star linked to one of the most painful plays in team history.
Daniel Murphy doesn't care where he plays, so long as he can compete.
"I intentionally didn't shave all spring training because I knew this first road trip was going to be pretty cold," Turner said, laughing. "I don't mind the cold. I just don't like playing baseball in it."
"I got hit in the elbow and felt like it was shattered into a million pieces," Turner said. "You just layer up and use hot packs, put them in your back pocket. The worst part is coming in and sitting in the dugout where the heaters are and then having to go back out where it's freezing. You've just got to keep moving."