The New York Mets tied their loose ends on the arbitration front on Friday evening, agreeing with the newly-acquired terms Francisco Lindor And outfielder Michael conforto, Postponing arbitration hearings with both players.
Per report (Mark Finland, MLB.com, Anthony Diakom, MLB.com), Lindor will receive $ 22.3 million in 2021 and Conforto will receive $ 12.25 million.
Lindor and Conforto, both 27, are candidates to receive a multi-year extension from the Mets ahead of the 2022 offset when both are due to hit the open market as free agents.
The Mets acquired Lindor – along with right-handers Carlos Carrasco – In lieu of violators from Cleveland on January 7 Rosario And Andrés Gimenez, And possibilities Josh Wolf (2019 second-rounder, right-hander) and Isaiah Green (2020 compensation pick, outfielder).
During Lindor’s introductory press conference, the dynamic shortstop mentioned that he would remain open Sign extension With the Mets, nothing has been discussed with the team yet. Consensus on salary figures netted Lindor more than $ 30 million per year in his new deal.
Conforto and Mets are reportedly open to discussing a contract extension, as noted by DiComo in December ()MLB.com), But, by all accounts, those wheels still haven’t turned.
In addition to this Jd davis – who will be heading to an arbitration hearing with the Mets next month after being unable to come to an agreement on Friday – each other arbitration-eligible player on the New York roster agreed with the Mets on related one-year deals.
Jacob Resnick of Metsamized shared the complete list of settlements on Twitter on Friday evening.
complete #Mets Arbitration settlements:
Barnes – $ 750K
Castro – $ 1.7M
Conforto – $ 12.3M
Davis – Not Arranged
Diaz – $ 7M
Gsellman – $ 1.3M
Heredia – $ 1M
Lindor – $ 22.3M
Lugo – $ 2.9M
Matz – $ 5.2M
Nimmo – $ 4.7M
Smith – $ 2.6M
Syndergaard – $ 9.8M
– Jacob Resnick (@Jacob_Resnick) 15 January 2021
With a large contingent of Mets active rosters, now contractually, committed to the 2021 season (committed to arbitration-eligible players for $ 71.4 million; $ 54.7 million on Friday, alone), all that’s left is Filling the gap .
We will keep you posted with any new information as soon as it becomes available.