Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/28/12
After the swarm of reports yesterday regarding the contract extension talks between the Mets and their star third baseman David Wright, capped off by Wright himself coming out and denying the reports, WFAN’s Mike Francesa reported on his show earlier today that the offer is ‘legit’ and close to coming to fruition. Here is what Francesa had to say this morning, transcribed by Danny Abriano of Rising Apple: “My understanding is the offer is legitimate. … You cannot say the Mets have not made a fair offer. They have made a legitimatley fair, sound, offer. The biggest issue is how much is front-loaded, how much is in the later parts of the contract. Is there deferred money after the contract ends? Clearly, how you structure the contract is still open for debate. … I think the Mets have put forth a contract that is substantial and is respectful in every way. … I was a little surprised by some of the comments from Wright’s camp, but it’s posturing. … The only thing I wanted to find out is...
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