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Wright, Mets Agree To $138M, 8-Year Deal
Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 30, 2012 @ 9:33 AM In MLB | No Comments
The deal would keep the All-Star third baseman under contract with the Mets through the 2020 season, when he will be 37.
The sports-talk station first reported the agreement early Friday.
Without a new contract, Wright would be eligible for free agency after next season. Last month, the Mets exercised his $16 million option for 2013. That money is included in the new agreement, according to WFAN, which broadcasts Mets games.
Wright batted .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBIs last season. A homegrown fan favorite, he is the club’s career leader in several major offensive categories.
Source: Associated Press
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