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Jacob deGrom is staying in Flushing until 2024 after agreeing to a five-year, $137.5 million contract extension with the Mets. Ken Rosenthal reported that as recently as Saturday, the Mets offer to deGrom was a three-year extension worth $88 million.
Many Mets’ fans had the same reaction as Deadspin writer David Roth upon hearing the news of the contract extension.
John Harper writes that with getting the deal done, Brodie Van Wagenen avoids coming off looking like a phony.
The New York Post looks at how deGrom’s extension compares to other contracts given out in the last few weeks.
Tim Healey looks at what deGrom can do for an encore after a phenomenal 2018 season.
In their NL East preview, the New York Post has the Mets coming in third in the division.
A few days after saying he wasn’t looking forward to the Mets trip to Syracuse, Noah Syndergaard was able to win over the crowd on Tuesday.
Without Yoenis Cespedes in the picture, who is the Mets’ slugger?
Around the National League East
Bryce Harper is looking forward to his first at-bat on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.
Around Major League Baseball
Steven Souza Jr. will miss the entirety of the 2019 season after suffering multiple tears in his left knee.
The Athletic’s 2019 MLB poll included questions on who’s the best, the most overrated, and most desirable managers.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
The final King of Spring Training poll is out!
David Capobianco previewed Paul Sewald’s 2019 season.
Linda Surovich writes that the Mets’ outfield in 2019 should be one of their strengths.
This Date in Mets History
Happy birthday to the happiest man in all of baseball, Brandon Nimmo!