Report: Wright, Mets agree to $138M, 8-year deal

New York Mets star David Wright could soon have the biggest contract in the franchise's history.

New York Mets star David Wright could soon

New York Mets star David Wright could soon have the biggest contract in the franchise's history. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

MANHATTAN - New York Mets star David Wright could soon have the biggest contract in the franchise's history.

WFAN radio reports Wright and the team have reached an eight year, $138 million deal.

The agreement would keep the 3rd baseman under contract through the 2020 season.

Without it, Wright would be eligible for free agency after next season.
 

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