David Wright will head to Port St. Lucie on Thursday, Terry Collins told reporters on Tuesday.
Wright will start tracking pitches and swinging in PSL, before playing as a designated hitter in minor league games next week.
He has been on the disabled list since early August with a strained hamstring.
“It’s a process and one thing David realizes is he’s not going to take a chance to have this become chronic, where every year we’ve got to police it,” Collins said. “So, he’s going to do it the right way and, when that time comes, he’ll be back here. Is it going to be seven days, 10 days, 14 days? I have no idea. He’s the only one who can determine that.”