Off the wire

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 3:59 a.m.

BASEBALL Wright to sign for $138M David Wright and the New York Mets finalized a $138 million, eight-year contract Tuesday, the largest deal in the team’s history. The contract was agreed to last week, subject to a physical, and the team said Wright, 29, planned to discuss it today at the winter meetings. “I’ve grown up in this organization and made lifelong friendships with teammates, uniform personnel and front office staff. I’m grateful for the opportunity to finish what I’ve started,” Wright said.

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