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When it's all said and done, David Wright is going to retire as the New York Mets third baseman.
Just like Chipper Jones was rewarded for his loyalty to the Braves, Wright was rewarded with his loyalty to the Mets.
When all of the trade rumors popped up about Wright, he continued to be the consummate professional.
As the Mets struggled as a team, ownership realized it had to hang onto the face of the franchise if they didn't want to alienate their fans.
Wright rewarded them last year with 21 home runs and 93 RBI.
The Mets have young players throughout their roster. However, with Wright's leadership, there's no question they'll be in a playoff hunt over the next few years.