David Wright to take physical for extension Monday

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Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that third baseman David Wright will take his pre-signing physical — required to finalize his newly-agreed-to $138 million extension with the Mets — on Monday.

There’s no reason to think it won’t go smoothly.

Struck early Friday morning, the eight-year extension is the richest in franchise history, besting the six-year, $137.5 million contract given to left-handed starter Johan Santana in February 2008.

Wright, who turns 30 this month, will be in New York through at least the 2020 season if all goes according to plan.

The native of Norfolk, Virginia batted .306/.391/.492 with 21 home runs, 15 stolen bases and 93 RBI in 156 games this past season. He also played excellent defense at the hot corner.

Wright is a .301/.381/.506 career hitter through his first nine major-league seasons.

Brandon Crawford homers off brother-in-law Gerrit Cole

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You can’t pick your family and no one knows that better than Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. His sister Amy married Astros starter Gerrit Cole in November 2016, so the two players are brothers-in-law.

The two players have matched up against each other 18 times in the past, as Cole spent his first five seasons in the National League with the Pirates. Cole often won that battle, holding Crawford to four hits — all singles — in 18 plate appearances.

Crawford finally got the better of Cole on Tuesday night, hitting a line drive into the appropriately-named Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park for a two-run home run, cutting the Astros’ lead to 5-2.