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Mets' Wright back from DL, homers in 1st at-bat

Friday - 9/20/2013, 8:50pm  ET

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- David Wright is back in the New York Mets lineup for the first time in more than a month and is already making an impact.

Wright was activated Friday from the disabled list before the Mets faced the Philadelphia Phillies and hit a two-run homer in the first inning in his first at-bat since he strained his right hamstring on Aug. 2 against the Kansas City Royals.

He was placed on the DL the next day.

Wright also smacked a two-run homer in the first inning the night he was injured, tying Mike Piazza for second place on the franchise's home run list with his 220th. The All-Star third baseman now trails only Darryl Strawberry (252) on the Mets' career list.

Wright was hitting .309 with 16 homers and 54 RBIs at the time of his injury.


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