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David Wright may miss the rest of the season

New York Mets v Miami Marlins

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 2: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets reacts in the dugout during the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 2, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Mets third baseman David Wright has been out since August 3 with a strained right hamstring. The initial prognosis had him missing three to five weeks, which would have had him back towards the end of August at the earliest, but manager Terry Collins is aware there is a chance the cornerstone of his lineup may have played his last game of 2013.

Via’s Anthony DiComo:

“No question,” Collins said when asked if Wright might not return from a strained right hamstring. “There’s nothing etched in stone. We’re hoping certainly that it’s four weeks. If it’s five, it’s five. If it’s six, it’s six. If he gets back, tremendous. That means the healing process and all the rehab stuff will work. But there is absolutely no timetable at all.”

Before landing on the disabled list, Wright had a .904 OPS, tops among National League third basemen. With 16 home runs and 17 stolen bases, he was well on his way to his third career 20/20 season.

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