Welcome to Queens, Billy Eppler.
The Novel York Mets long-established supervisor capped his first week on the job by signing no longer one, no longer two, but THREE affect free agents.
The Novel York Publish’s Joel Sherman reported Canha acquired a two-300 and sixty five days, $26.5 million deal (which contains a club option).
The 32-300 and sixty five days-old Canha hit 17 house runs in 2021 and used to be hit by a pitch an MLB-leading 27 times.
Nonetheless Eppler saved the most efficient pass for final, with Heyman reporting at 11: 55 p.m. ET the Mets landed outfielder Starling Marte with a four-300 and sixty five days, $78 million contract.
Mets cap their tall day by landing by far the most efficient CF on the free agent market. Starling Martè flanked by Ticket Canha and Brandon Nimmo is a in actual fact lawful defensive OF. Within the total Mets spent $124.5M on the contemporary time (with Canha and Eduardo Escobar).
The 33-300 and sixty five days-old Marte is a two-time Gold Glove Award winner and used to be an All-Star in 2016. He hit .310 in 2021, splitting the season between the A’s and Miami Marlins.
Marte used to be idea of as among the efficient outfielders within the market in free company, and had been linked to several contenders, including the Novel York Yankees.
Nonetheless now the pupil has change into the master with Eppler, in his triumphant return to the Enormous Apple, going 3-for-3 in free company on Friday.
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