Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 10/10/12
The New York Mets are set to start negotiations with David Wright very soon, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. The opening offer will start off in the neighborhood of $100mm with the Mets set to give negotiations all of October in hopes of working out a deal. If the sides are unable to work out a deal, the Mets may look at trading the third baseman. The obvious goal for the Mets brass is to make Wright a Met “for life.” The good news is, Wright back in September also shared his desire to remain a Met for the duration of his career. Though the two sides want to work out an agreement, Wright is going to want to be paid nicely. Wright had another solid season hitting .306/.391/.492 slugging 21 home runs with 93 RBIs. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
PLAYERS: David Wright
TEAMS: New York Mets
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