David Wright Rumors: 4 Backup Plans If the Mets Have to Trade Their Superstar

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David Wright Rumors: 4 Backup Plans If the Mets Have to Trade Their Superstar
The New York Mets have options in case their all-time hits leader doesn't sign an extension this winter. AP Photo

The odds of third baseman David Wright signing a long-term extension with the New York Mets are "50-50" at best, a source tells Mike Puma of the New York Post.

What once seemed like certainty is now a toss-up, and the club needs to have backup plans in case talks break down.

GM Sandy Alderson is seeking to resolve the situation prior to next month's winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. But if neither side budges, the Mets could reluctantly trade Wright and his $16 million salary for a nice package of budding talent.

To compete in 2013, New York needs production at third base. Here's where they could get it in case Wright leaves town.

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