The New York Mets placed third baseman David Wright on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a mild right hamstring strain.

Wright underwent an MRI on Wednesday and received a cortisone shot. He is expected to resume baseball activities on Friday.

Wright had started his 12th big-league season off on the right foot, hitting .333 with a home run, four RBI and two stolen bases over the first eight games.

To fill his spot on the roster, the Mets called up third baseman Eric Campbell from Triple-A Las Vegas.