Where do people get the 8 mill from? He gets $11 million next year, down from the $16 million he had been scheduled to make. His salaries will be $20 million in each of the following five seasons, $15 million in 2019 and $12 million in 2020. Some of the money will be deferred, and he gets full no-trade protection.
"Wright, like most everyone around the Mets, worried about the team's finances. He wanted assurances the Wilpons wouldn't sell the team." I guess he really has a great relationship with the Wilpon's... good for him, I hope he can convince them to put a winning team on the field.