Posted March 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
David Wright got engaged last winter to his longtime girlfriend, model Molly Beers. By then he was already married to the New York Mets - for better or for worse. In their most reassuring move of a pivotal offseason, the struggling Mets committed to building around their All-Star third baseman by signing Wright to an eight-year contract worth $138 million, the richest deal in team history. Now, he's banking on their pledge to surround him with a playoff team. Sooner rather than later. ''I've been here long enough to experience a little bit of good, some bad and some ugly, but I am 100 percent confident and just crazy excited about the direction we are going with some of the young players we have,'' Wright said. ''It's going to be sweet to watch these younger players develop and see the direction we're heading. It's going to be something special.'' Wright always knows the right things to say, a big reason he recently was anointed the fourth captain in club history and first sin...
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