There is certainly a lot of buzz emanating from Queens these days in regards to David Wright’s contract negotiations.
Per MetsBlog, WFAN’s Mike Francesca says that he has sources (inside Mets’ offices) saying that the offer the Mets made to Wright, a deal which is reportedly worth $135-140 million for seven years, is legit and that the Mets are serious about locking up Wright long term. Wright has said in the last couple of days, though, that no official offer has been made and that figure being tossed around is “inaccurate.”
The thinking here is that the Mets had to make an offer to make Wright feel welcome and appreciated while also trying to speed up their plans on how they will attack the offseason and how much money they can spend this winter. On the surface, the deal appears to be authentic and definitely within market value.
So, the ball is now in Wright’s court. The prevailing sentiment is if Wright truly wants to stay with the club and continue being the face of the franchi...