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07:38 AM ET 11.20 | David Wright seems comfortable going to extra innings when it comes to his re-upping with the Mets. According to an industry source with knowledge of the discussions, Wright is a "50-50" proposition at best to sign a long-term extension with the Mets this offseason, as the two sides continue to negotiate a deal that would potentially allow the All-Star third baseman to finish his career in Queens. The source said Wright is less than thrilled with the length of contract and amount of guaranteed money the Mets have offered. It could set up a game of chicken between Mets brass and Wright's agents, Sam and Seth Levinson, heading to the winter meetings, which begin in two weeks in Nashville, Tenn.

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November 20, 2012  07:51 AM ET

They are broke so he'll be playing elsewhere when this contract is up.

November 20, 2012  08:12 AM ET

Time for David to move on, it's a sad situation, The Mets should be sold or thrown out of the league and put into the Triple A Division! And Pete Rose is still Banned, Go Figure!!!!!!!!!!

November 20, 2012  09:14 AM ET

If you are the Mets you probably know that Wright is not going to resign with you, so at the winter meetings you move him to the highest bidder for young players or prospects.

November 20, 2012  09:19 AM ET

Sarge isn't going to like reading this one.....Wright and Dickey have to be resigned or else you may as well shut the team down. They are the two main draws at the gate.

November 20, 2012  09:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Sarge isn't going to like reading this one.....Wright and Dickey have to be resigned or else you may as well shut the team down. They are the two main draws at the gate.

But are they really close to competing? 14 games under last season in a division with at least two teams who are significantly better, Atlanta and Washington. They should try and move him to a team who is close to contending for a WS, has a need at 3rd, has deep pockets and prospects to deal in return. Possibly the Angels who qualify on the first three requirements. They could really benefit from an upgrade over Alberto Callapso to Wright. Not sure if they have the prospects though.

November 20, 2012  10:34 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

But are they really close to competing? 14 games under last season in a division with at least two teams who are significantly better, Atlanta and Washington. They should try and move him to a team who is close to contending for a WS, has a need at 3rd, has deep pockets and prospects to deal in return. Possibly the Angels who qualify on the first three requirements. They could really benefit from an upgrade over Alberto Callapso to Wright. Not sure if they have the prospects though.

But they could send the Mets Trumbo to start with.

November 20, 2012  12:10 PM ET

david wright could hire BORAS and thinks would be looking too messy by that time if you know what i mean,,,,,

November 20, 2012  12:12 PM ET

3 years deal would be the fair amount of playing time in the mets for wright,,,,35 years old its a little too aged this player,,,

November 20, 2012  12:39 PM ET

wright could fix things really fast, how why?? just give BORAS GREEDY MAN STYLE and wright could be riding the highs before the low's,,,

November 20, 2012  01:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

But they could send the Mets Trumbo to start with.

He'd be a decent piece but not sure he'd be a good fit for that park. 33 HR's in Anaheim probably goes down with 81 games at Citi Field though the fences being moved in should help to a degree. I think the Mets need to to build a team with speed guys, ala the Cards of the 80's.

November 20, 2012  01:44 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Sarge isn't going to like reading this one.....Wright and Dickey have to be resigned or else you may as well shut the team down. They are the two main draws at the gate.

The gate doesn't mean crap to me.....we need to get better ...we need young talent....you trade Dickey and Wright and you get the ball rolling...we already have 3 real good young starters in Harvey,Niese and Gee. We desperately need a a stud outfielder and a good young catcher......New York Mets fans want to see a young smart hustling ball team...you don't need big names you just need W's....

November 20, 2012  02:04 PM ET

Wright declined the second half of 2012. Only 35 HRs and 154 RBIs the past two years.

A solid ballplayer and a fan favorite but I think his best years are behind him. Do you keep him because he stands out among mediocrities? A trade could help the Mets still some conspicuous holes? Outfield? Catcher? Relievers?

November 20, 2012  02:16 PM ET

The Price is not Wright i guess.

November 20, 2012  03:25 PM ET

Fenway Park would be a great landing spot for Wright with that monster in left field and the Red Sox want to win unlike the Mets status quo..

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November 20, 2012  05:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

But they could send the Mets Trumbo to start with.

that would be a good move except,,david wright its aging too fast and hard to tell how much left he has in his weak tank,,,

November 20, 2012  05:57 PM ET

but then again players tend to look for a decent long term deal and the only way is,,to have a good last year in their team's after that they get signed for a long term and turn off their engine nevertheless!!

November 21, 2012  04:17 AM ET

I'm sorry, but if he had the same agents as Melky Cabrera when that **** went down, I'd bounce agents so fast and seek employment elsewhere. The fact he has stuck with the same agents, he gets what he deserves.

 
November 21, 2012  04:41 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

that would be a good move except,,david wright its aging too fast and hard to tell how much left he has in his weak tank,,,

Well for one thing he's 29, not 35. He's a very good 3rd baseman who would definitely help a contender. As a Met fan I'd like to see him stay but it's a business and fans want a winner too. That's why Sandy does what he does and I do what I do...

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