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Chances of Each Important New York Mets Player Returning for the 2013 Season
Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
Will the Mets trade David Wright in the offseason?

Following last season, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson cut the team's payroll by $52 million, going from $143 million to $91 million in total player salaries. 

According to ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, the team is expected to field a payroll of $95 million in 2013, which should keep them in the top half of MLB clubs.

But the Mets have several players due salary increases that will challenge Alderson's ability to meet that $95 million figure. That means he'll have to make some tough decisions over which players to keep and who to let go. 

David Wright and R.A. Dickey are two stars under contract that the Mets will almost certainly bring back next season. But would it be the best move for Alderson to move those players if he can't agree to contract extensions with either of them? 

Wright and Dickey are among 10 of the Mets' most important players that may or may not return in 2013. What are the chances that each of them will be in a Mets uniform next season? Here's how we see it.

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