NEW YORK -- David Wright has no plans to open up contract negotiations for a long-term extension with the Mets during the season. The two sides agreed prior to the start of the season that they would table talks until the season is over. Wright said nothing has changed on that front.
"We're talking about me when we should be talking about we," Wright said. "We made the decision before we had even started, and we kind of stuck to that. The last few days, there's been much to do about nothing. It's time to let everyone know, so there's no more questions and other guys aren't getting bothered by it."
Wright signed a contract extension in the middle of the season in 2006. He said he learned from that experience and does not want to have the distraction bother him this year.
"It's very difficult to go out there and play the game when in the back of your mind, you know your representatives are meeting with the team or there's supposed to be a meeting tomorrow," Wright said. "I feel like the offseason is a much better time where we can sit down and figure out something."