“I don’t want to have regrets,” said a noticeably different Wright in an interview with MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo on Friday afternoon, during his annual Vegas Night to benefit the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Virginia.
“It really hurts to say this, but I obviously can’t be relied on to go out there and do what I’ve done throughout my career,” “That is a tough thing to say.”
Wright, who appeared noticeably slimmer and more cautious with every comment, explained how recovering from spinal stenosis has been a pure guessing game. “You don’t know how you’re going to feel a month from now. You don’t know how you’re going to feel a couple weeks from now. You’re hoping that it continues to get better, but you just don’t know.”
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