David Wright likes course of Mets

Updated: December 19, 2012, 3:32 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

David Wright, who agreed to an eight-year contract with the New York Mets in early December, said he signed the extension mindful that reigning NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey could be traded.

And while the All-Star third baseman acknowledges that the 2013 season minus Dickey could be an uphill battle for the Mets, he understands the ballclub faced formidable challenges anyway in the NL East given the strength of the Nationals, Braves and the Phillies.

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