Medical update on Mets third baseman David Wright

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 16, 2016 - Mets Third Baseman David Wright underwent successful surgery today performed by Dr. Robert Watkins. The procedure was cervical discectomy and fusion.

Dr. Watkins - who performed the surgery in California -- and the Mets medical staff at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York have prescribed a period of rest before Wright resumes any physical rehab activity. He will be re-evaluated in the weeks ahead to determine when he can resume baseball related activities.