Mets 3B David Wright is ready to take the next step in his rehab.
Wright is scheduled to score five innings on third base in a rehab match for Port St. Lucie (Single-A) on Sunday. Wright last played in a MLB game on May 27, 2016.
It's been over two years since Wright last played in an MLB game. The 35-year-old has played only 75 games since the 2015 season, as he was plagued by neck, back and shoulder injuries.
Mickey Callaway said in June that Wright's difficulty in playing a game will be difficult to resolve.
"He's fine, he joins in," said Callaway Tim Healy of Newsday . "Obviously, there is still a long way to go, I think the real challenge will eventually be when he actually has to play in some games."
Since he made his debut in the premier class in 2004, Wright has a .296 / .376 / .491 headline with 242 homeruns and 970 RBIs.