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Wright says he's all right

Mets third baseman will face Giants for the first time since last year's beaning

Updated: May 11, 2010, 3:32 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

New York Mets third baseman David Wright realized he could not escape the 94 mph fastball whizzing toward his head halfway between right-hander Matt Cain's release of a two-strike offering and its impact.

"It was not so much getting hit. It was knowing you probably weren't going to be able to get out of the way -- just kind of a helpless feeling, just being there and knowing you're not going to be quick enough," Wright recalled about the fourth-inning incident on Aug. 15, 2009, at ...

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