Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/30/12
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Today is the day that most Mets fans take a sigh of relief that the organization was able to show the fans that they are more financially stable than most have thought. David Wright is a Met, probably until his last days on a baseball field. This is something Mets fans have never seen before. Wright now becomes our version of Ripken, Gwynn, Helton, Chipper or Jeter. He may not become a Hall of Famer, time will tell – but there will be no doubt that he was our player. It’s time to look forward, and not back on failed contracts by either recent front office. It’s not time to look at what could have been, but what may be? The Mets have two corner infielders that make up the core of this franchise. Ike Davis will turn 26 before Opening Day which means his best days may be over the next 4 years. I believe the Mets need to do whatever they can to be as competitive as possible with Ike in his prime. When you pair Davis & Wright up with Tejada, Niese, Harvey, Wheeler and Familia you hav...
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