Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Mets and David Wright are in negotiations on a long-term deal, but assuming no multi-year deal can be completed by Wednesday, the Mets will pick up his $16-million option.
The Mets and Wright are thought to have made a bit of progress in multiyear talks, though negotiations were said to be “slow” by some. Mets ownership wants talks kept under wraps, so it’s hard to know specifics.
Both sides have expressed hope a deal can be done to make Wright a Met for life. The Mets were said willing to start at about $100 million.
Per the language in Wright’s contract, the Mets have until tomorrow to exercise his option for 2013.
Original Post 10/29
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets must exercise the $16 million dollar option on David Wright by Wednesday, and R.A. Dickey’s $5 million dollar option by Friday.
The Mets will most likely pick up both options in the next day or two.
Sandy Alderson always made it very clear that any...