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Wednesday October 31st, 2012

The Mets exercised team options on third baseman David Wright and pitcher R.A. Dickey. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

The New York Mets exercised team options on third baseman David Wright and pitcher R.A. Dickey, reports FoxSports.com.

Wright’s 2013 salary will be $16 million and Dickey will make $5 million next season.

Wright and Dickey are the Mets’ top position player and pitcher, respectively, and sources say the team remains engaged with both in discussions about long-term contracts.

Wright batted .306 with 21 home runs and 93 RBI in 156 games this season. Dickey, 38, had a record of 20-6, with a 2.73 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 230 strikeouts in 233 2/3 innings and is a contender for the National League Cy Young Award. https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/263401504621338624

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