It's a weird time to be a Mets fan. The team is playing well, and winning, which is a rare feat for Flushing. While all of that goes on, their captain, the guy that lead the way through the rough years is on the sideline struggling. David Wright had an injection on Tuesday, as he tries to deal with a herniated disk in his neck. Combine that with his spinal stenosis, and the 33-year-old is barely able to stand.
And that means Mets fans need to prepared for the post-Wright days, and that's a hard future to visualize.
More from around the National League East:
- The Phillies took on the role of the surprise team to start the 2016 campaign, but now that teams are starting to figure them out, they Phillies have their biggest challenge to date. Figuring out if they can stand back up after getting knocked down.
- During the last year, Joe Ross has proved that he belongs in the big leagues.
- Miami is getting some help. Left Mike Dunn has been activated off of the disabled list. It's not all good news for the Marlins though, as fellow reliever Bryan Morris has decided to undergo back surgery to correct spinal stenosis.
- Here's a look at seven prominent Braves pitching prospects.