Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back

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The Mets will have to fight on without their leader for a little while.

The team placed their captain, David Wright, on the 15-day disabled list this morning after he injured his right hamstring yesterday. “The Pride of Whitestone,” Mike Baxter, was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him on the roster.

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Justin Turner started at third base for the 1:10 p.m. game today.