Wright Inks Eight-Year $138 Million Deal with Mets!
“This is a great step forward,” manager Terry Collins said. “It shows the organization steps up when they have to. It’s great for the Mets and our fans. I had all the confidence in the world it was going to get done before spring training.” – nypost
Third baseman David Wright agreed to a eight-year deal worth $138 Million with the NY Mets today! Wright surpassed Mets pitcher Johan Santana’s 2008 contract worth $137.5 Million, and now has the richest contract in (Mets) franchise history! The new contract adds seven years and $122 Million to his remaining one-year $16 Million contract! Wright, 30, hit .306 with 21 HRs, 91 runs and 93 RBIs in 2012.