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The Mets Have Made a Seven-Year Offer to David Wright

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on after hitting a home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field on September 27, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

The Mets aren't saying much about their ongoing negotiations with David Wright, but they've reportedly made him a substantial offer. According to the Daily News, they've offered a seven-year extension worth "well above $100 million." The good news here is that the Mets appear willing to make Wright a fair offer, though details are still fairly vague. After all, "well above $100 million" could mean a lot of things, and that's assuming the report is totally accurate.

The Mets reportedly had made Wright a six-year, $100 million offer yesterday — one that Fox Sports said he was "certain" to turn down, preferring to sign a deal lasting seven years or longer. Wright has one year left on his current deal, and that six-year, $100 million extension would have been similar to the ones given to Evan Longoria and Ryan Zimmerman. And so if it was a seventh year he wanted, he can reportedly get it, though again, the exact dollar figure of the offer isn't publicly known. (Obviously, that particular detail sort of makes a big difference.)

If nothing else, the Mets look to be serious about locking up their franchise player, but this won't necessarily be finalized soon: According to an ESPN source, the idea that a deal could be reached this week is "improbable." In other words, stay tuned.

Photo: Alex Trautwig/2012 Getty Images