'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 ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Rangers Too Tough To Catch?
    The Rangers' play in taking a 2-1 series lead proves the Penguins -- and maybe any other team they face -- have little margin for error.