'This is where I wanted to be'

Wright discusses big offseason, including decision to remain a Met for long haul

Updated: February 7, 2013, 10:56 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Third baseman David Wright had an eventful December. He signed an eight-year, $138 million contract that he hopes will keep him a New York Met for the remainder of his career, got engaged and turned 30 in a three-week span.

"I'm glad I had the offseason that I did," Wright said on Thursday, after participating in a voluntary workout at the Mets' spring training complex. "That's for sure."

Wright could have tested free agency next offseason, but he decided to ...

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