Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 11/7/11
The possibility of David Wright opening the 2012 season wearing a different uniform has been an early theme in the hot stove season. The New York Post reported over the weekend that the New York Mets could part with the face of the franchise for the right combination of younger talent. Heading to the Los Angeles Angels for a package involving Peter Bourjous was suggested. So was an Austin Jackson-centered deal with the Detroit Tigers. But while the trade permutations will continue to be floated and considered this winter, Andy Martino of the NY Daily News reports on Monday that Wright isn't likely to head anywhere. A source tells Martino that Mets GM Sandy Alderson would have to be "bowled over" with the return and that the team "suspects" that Wright will bring a bigger haul next July. That assumption really doesn't seem to make much sense given that Wright can void his $16 million club option for 2013 if he's traded. Maybe another club would take the gamble if Wright gets out to a...
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