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Wright's Getting Back Checked


Indians starter Jaret Wright, who left Sunday's loss to Houston with tightness in his right shoulder blade, is being sent to Cleveland to be evaluated, club officials said Sunday.

On Monday, Wright will be looked at by team orthopedic doctor Louis Keppler.

After retiring 10 of the last 11 hitters he faced Sunday, including nine straight, Wright left complaining of stiffness between his right shoulder blade and spine.

He apparently strained a muscle in his back in his last start and didn't inform Indians' personnel about it.

"I felt it in my last start before the All-Star break," Wright said. "But I thought with the break, I'd be all right. Then it started hurting before the game today. It just feels like a knot in my shoulder. I don't know how long it will take to heal."

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