David Wright and Mets Agree On Extension – 8 Years $138 Million
Wright’s deal keeps him with the Mets through the 2020 season
Without the extension Wright would be eligible for free agency after next season.
Over the next eight seasons, the Mets will pay Wright a total of $138 million.
The terms of the deal call for a seven-year, $122-million contract extension that will be tacked onto the $16 million owed to Wright next season, which was to be the final year of his original deal.
Wright has Wright has a .301/.381/.506 career slash line with 204 home runs.
Wright hit .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBIs this season and had .391 on-base percentage to go with 41 doubles and 15 stolen bases. He also set the franchise record for hits.
Longoria agreed Monday to a $136.6 million, 10-year contract with Tampa Bay. Zinneraman signed a deal with Washington in February that guaranteed him $126 million for eight seasons.