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Captain Courageous? That's Wright

Subway Series hero stoic despite eight-year gamble on future success for Mets

Updated: May 28, 2013, 4:55 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYori.com

NEW YORK -- David Wright did not need Yogi Berra around Monday night to realize that it has gotten late early around here, that a dramatic victory over the New York Yankees did nothing to change the fact the winners could be in for a 90-loss season in Year 1 of Wright's master eight-year plan.

He signed up for those eight years for a fee of $138 million, gambling that the New York Mets would win their first World Series title since 1986 in that time. Only two months deep into his ...

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