The ups and downs of David Wright

David Wright has been the lone constant with the Mets the past nine seasons. He rose as a rookie on a club settled in mediocrity, helped make the Mets a contender again and then endured years of collapses as injuries and poor contracts took their toll on the team. Now the team is making noise again and Wright is at the center of that, too. Look back on the highlights—and low-lights—of his near-decade in Flushing.

$138 million

Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Nov. 30, 2012

$138 million

Wright, long the face of the Mets' franchise, chose to spend the rest of his playing career in that symbolic role when he agreed to terms on an eight-year, $138-million contract with the Mets.

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