Ex-Met Beltran: Contract Won't Cause Wright Problems

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Ex-Met Beltran: Contract Won't Cause Wright Problems
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David Wright shouldn’t feel much pressure to justify his new $138 million contract, said Carlos Beltran, the third baseman’s former teammate. “Sometimes you really want to do more to help the team because you feel it’s on your shoulders,” said Beltran, who signed a seven-year deal worth $119 million with the Mets before the 2005 season. “But with David I feel it’s going to be a little different. He’s been with the organization a long time, so there is nothing he needs to change.”

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