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Hot Stove: David Wright reportedly has 8-year deal with Mets
Posted By Jerry Spar On November 30, 2012 @ 9:07 am In General | No Comments
According to a report on New York sports radio station WFAN, the Mets reached an agreement  with third baseman David Wright  on an eight-year, $138 million contract that would be the richest in franchise history.
The New York Daily News  reports that the deal is backloaded with a structure similar to the contract former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes  received from the Marlins a year ago and includes deferred money.
The 30-year-old Wright, who would have been eligible for free agency after next season, hit .306 with a .391 on-base percentage, .492 slugging percentage, 21 home runs and 93 RBIs last season. Selected with the 38th overall pick in the 2001 draft, Wright is the team’s career leader in hits (1,426), RBIs (818), runs (790) and walks (616).
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 Mets reached an agreement: http://weei.stats.com/multisport/story.asp?i=20121130033650899821108
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 New York Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/mets/2012/11/mets-david-wright-have-a-deal
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