Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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Last week, in a poll on MetsBlog.com, 67 percent of voters said the Mets should try to sign Wright to a six- or seven-year contract extension this winter; while 12 percent said the team should blow him away with an eight-or nine-year deal. Wow, I must be losing it… It just seems that lately my opinion is always out of line with the mainstream Mets fans… Six to seven? Eight to nine? For David Wright who will be 31 at the end of his 2013 option year? Has the universe gone mad? I can’t believe that almost 80% of MetsBlog readers believe that the Mets should give Wright a minimum of a six-year deal, with some willing to go as long as nine years… It’s mind-boggling… In my opinion, this would make the Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana and Jason Bay deals look like the blue-light specials at K-Mart. Three weeks ago, I posed this question to our staff: If Mets dont come to an agreement with Wright this Winter… Should they trade him before the season starts? Robert Patterson – Unless they r...
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