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AP source: Verlander agrees to 2-year contract with Mets

Dec. 05, 2022 22:53 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to an $86.7 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets on Monday, reuniting the AL Cy Young Award winner with Max Scherzer and giving the team a high-profile replacement for Jacob deGrom. The contract is worth $43,333,333 per season...

Judge looms; Verlander, Turner deals heat up winter meetings

Dec. 05, 2022 22:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander is going to the New York Mets. Trea Turner has agreed to a blockbuster deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. There are three more high-profile shortstops in free agency, along with ace pitcher Carlos Rodón. And one big slugger looms above the whole...

AP source: New York Mets agree to sign AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander days after ace Jacob deGrom leaves for Texas

Dec. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: New York Mets agree to sign AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander days after ace Jacob deGrom leaves for Texas.

DeGrom's deal with Rangers could be worth $222M for 6 years

Dec. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EST

Jacob deGrom's $185 million, five-year contract with Texas includes a pair of conditional options, one that protects the Rangers against an arm injury and another that would make the deal worth $222 million over six seasons if he is remains a top pitcher at the end of 2027. The deal...

Texas Rangers sign ace Jacob deGrom to $185M, 5-year deal

Dec. 02, 2022 23:15 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jacob deGrom is headed to the free-spending Texas Rangers, who believe the health risk is worth the potential reward in trying to end a six-year run of losing. The two-time Cy Young Award winner agreed to a $185 million, five-year contract Friday, leaving...

Mets get 2 pitchers from Marlins in trade for minor leaguer

Nov. 18, 2022 20:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With holes to fill on their pitching staff, the New York Mets acquired right-handers Elieser Hernandez and Jeff Brigham in a trade with the Miami Marlins on Friday. Miami receives minor league righty Franklin Sanchez and a player to be named or cash. ...

Joc Pederson, Martín Pérez accept $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 15, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Joc Pederson and left-hander Martín Pérez were the only players to accept $19.65 million qualifying offers from their former teams on Tuesday and end their free agency. Pederson decided to stay with the San Francisco Giants and Pérez with the Texas...

Judge, deGrom among 14 with $19.65M qualifying offers

Nov. 10, 2022 17:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Jacob deGrom and Xander Bogaerts were among 14 free agents who were given $19.65 million qualifying offers by their former teams on Thursday Dansby Swanson, Trea Turner, Willson Contreras and Carlos Rodón also were given the offers, as were Chris...

Díaz, Mets ink $102M, 5-year deal, record for MLB closer

Nov. 09, 2022 21:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With a record contract for Edwin Díaz, his swift return to the New York Mets was music to their ears. Díaz and the Mets completed their $102 million, five-year deal Wednesday — the largest for a reliever in baseball history. The star closer can opt out after...

After keeping Díaz, Mets take small step with Vogelbach

Nov. 08, 2022 23:04 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Having struck the first big move in the free agent market with a pending $102 million, five-year deal to retain All-Star closer Edwin Díaz, New York Mets general manager Billy Eppler understands it may take time to execute the next steps in his offseason plan. ...