Breakdown Of Wright’s Contract

An article by posted on December 11, 2012

The Mets have just released the details of David Wright’s eight-year, $143 million dollar contract. The breakdown is as follows:

Base Salary

  • 2013: $11M ($3.0M deferred)
  • 2014: $20M ($2.5M deferred)
  • 2015: $20M ($2.5M deferred)
  • 2016: $20M ($2.5M deferred)
  • 2017: $20M ($2.5M deferred)
  • 2018: $20M ($2.5M deferred)
  • 2019: $15M
  • 2020: $12M

Award Bonuses

  • First-time MVP: $500,000 ($200,000 for second- through fifth-place finish)
  • Second-time MVP: $1 million
  • Third-time MVP: $1.5 million
  • All-Star selection: $100,000
  • Highest league All-Star vote: $100,000
  • TSN/BA/AP MV or Player of the Year: $100,000
  • Division Series MVP: $150,000
  • League Championship Series MVP: $150,000
  • World Series MVP: $250,000
  • Silver Slugger: $100,000
  • Gold Glove: $100,000
  • Hank Aaron Award: $100,000

David Wright will also have a hotel suite on every road trip.

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