Mets exercise options on David Wright and R.A. Dickey
The New York Mets exercised team options on third baseman David Wright and pitcher R.A. Dickey, reports FoxSports.com.
Wright’s 2013 salary will be $16 million and Dickey will make $5 million next season.
Wright and Dickey are the Mets’ top position player and pitcher, respectively, and sources say the team remains engaged with both in discussions about long-term contracts.
Wright batted .306 with 21 home runs and 93 RBI in 156 games this season. Dickey, 38, had a record of 20-6, with a 2.73 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 230 strikeouts in 233 2/3 innings and is a contender for the National League Cy Young Award.