Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/14/12
The New York Post reported earlier today that David Wright is more interested in winning championships, than the money he is bound to receive when his contract expires at the end of this year. David states “the money issue for me, I don’t think that will be deciding factor.” David, the fans like the sound of that, but you aren’t the first athlete to utter those words before bolting town for a bigger pay check. Every athlete says they want to win. For the most part, the fans want to believe that is true. But at the end of the day it will come down to the all mighty dollar signs. David has earned every right to test out free agency. He has played in New York for his entire career in the shadow of his cross city rival Derek Jeter. A player, who I might add, that he has outplayed. No Yankees fans will ever admit that, but it’s the truth. David is saying all the right things. He doesn’t want this to turn into a media circus. He saw how the Mets handled the Jose Reyes situation last year...
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