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Manuel: Wright should have sat

Updated: March 20, 2009, 2:32 PM ET
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David Wright took one for Team USA and stayed in the game -- and that didn't sit well with his major league manager.

The New York Mets third baseman stayed in Wednesday's World Baseball Classic game against Venezuela, despite believing he'd broken his toe fouling off a pitch in the first inning. He realized he'd escaped with nothing more than a cracked toenail only after an X-ray of his left foot was taken after the game.

So the fact that Wright limped to the finish of a game ...

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