• Wright, Dickey to dictate Mets' Winter agenda

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Nov 27, 2012
    The Mets reportedly made their first official offer to Wright on Monday, and Dickey has exchanged firm numbers with the Mets one time. But that is all. Dickey, who has been in regular contact with Wright, expressed confidence Tuesday that the third baseman ultimately would remain with the Mets long term. For the past eight weeks, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and his front-office underlings have consumed themselves with thoughts of David Wright and R.A. Dickey. And little else. The Mets have offered a contract extension to David Wright that would keep the All-Star third baseman with the club through at least 2020, a major league source told ESPNNewYork.com. Understanding the third baseman's importance to the franchise, the Mets appear willing to appease him. "We wanted to get started early and maybe reach a conclusion early on these negotiations," Alderson said earlier this month. "We did get started early.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
  • David Wright's decision to accept or not accept NY Mets' seven-year extension offer has to be on the money

    The Mets are doing right by their star player this time, throwing huge money at David Wright, and that would seem to be a sign that this franchise is finally ready to move forward again. But only if it is doing it for the right reasons.
    • Source: Mets offer Wright 7-year extension

      The New York Mets have offered a contract extension to David Wright that would keep the All-Star third baseman with the club at least through 2020, a major league source told ESPNNewYork.com.
      Source: ESPN.com

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