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    David Wright signs 8 year, 138 mil extension with the Mets!

    wright's total deal is for $138M for 8 years, eddie reported. #mets
    https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/sta...22467378937856

    Good for Wright and good for the Mets.
    So Anna, what do you think about the notion that Russell Wilson is better than Andrew Luck?

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    Wow. That's a very good deal.

    EDIT: Well I don't know if he'll earn that money when he's 37-38. But I guess the first several years makes up for it since I thought he might get a little more than that.
    Last edited by SFrush90; 11-30-2012 at 03:13 AM.


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    wow too much i think he shoulda gotten like 8/130 maybe 8/135 tops what a ripoff damn

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buckwheat View Post
    wow too much i think he shoulda gotten like 8/130 maybe 8/135 tops what a ripoff damn
    he's going to average $17.25 Mil per season, and he was already due to earn $16 Mil in '13; so basically he's working the next 7 years without much of a raise (by MLB standards)...By comparison, BJ Upton is getting paid $15 Mil per season, and Upton isn't that good....

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    since bj got 15m per, wright at 17 is a bargain...8 years is only down part

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    I'm seeing that the 8th year is an option year

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    Big question will be how he ages. Third basemen don't age well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffy25 View Post
    big question will be how he ages. Third basemen don't age well.
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    Wright moving to 1st later in career

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffy25 View Post
    Big question will be how he ages. Third basemen don't age well.
    He could always get moved to 1st base later in his career. He could probably play both corners well just like Miguel Cabrera did when Prince Fielder came to the Tigers. I'm sure they can fit David in somewhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by Njdev759 View Post
    He could always get moved to 1st base later in his career. He could probably play both corners well just like Miguel Cabrera did when Prince Fielder came to the Tigers. I'm sure they can fit David in somewhere
    Yep depending on what happens with Ike or possibly LF.

    Wright has the athleticism for that position i believe.

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    He is the face of the Mets franchise.

    This is where he belongs.

    Cant worry about payroll implications as him and Niese are now the only two contracted players post 2013.
    Last edited by metswon69; 11-30-2012 at 03:42 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metswon69 View Post
    He is the face of the Mets franchise.

    This is where he belongs.

    Cant worry about payroll implications as him and Niese are now the only two contracted players post 2013.
    Dang is that true? Talk about a busy offseason...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrueYankee View Post
    Dang is that true? Talk about a busy offseason...
    Yep unless they resign Dickey then they have 3.

    Everyone else is arbitration eligible after next year.

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    as far as how he will age, he can always move to first, as long as they can get like 6 years out of him at 3rd they should be fine.

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    now we know where hanley will negotiate from.

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