"It?s obviously disappointing, "Wright said. "Not only do you cost yourself 80 games and don?t get paid, but you?re hurting everybody in here. You?re letting down your teammates and I think that probably means just as much, if not more, than hurting yourself."
Mejia ended last season as the closer and was set to start this year in the role. But Mejia went on the DL Tuesday with a right elbow inflammation. The elbow stiffened up the day before while warming up for what would have been his first save opportunity in Washington.