• Wright's contract to be paid by Mets through '25

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 12, 2012
    The New York Mets will defer $15.5 million of the $138 million in David Wright's new eight-year extension. David Wright will have to wait until 2025 to receive all the money from his $138 million, eight-year contract with the New York Mets. Wright's previous contract called for him to make $16 million next season, and the All-Star third baseman's 2013 salary was reduced to $11 million, of which $3 million will be deferred. The money is to be paid in equal installments of $3.1 million each June 30 from 2021-25. He gets $100,000 bonuses for making the All-Star team, finishing with the most votes among NL players, earning a postseason MVP or player of the year award from Sporting News or Baseball America, winning a Gold Glove, winning a Silver Slugger and earning a Hank Aaron award.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Mets defer $15.5 million in Wright's extension

      The New York Mets will defer $15.5 million of the $138 million in David Wright's new eight-year extension. However, the deferred dollars were reduced significantly from the amount the club initially wished to defer.
      Source: ESPN.com

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