According to John Heyman MLB NetworkThe New York Mets Are Actually Finding Their Way About Free-Agent Right-Handers Trevor bauer.
This then confirms previous reports of negotiations between the two sides that the Mets missed their primary primary free-agent target, the center fielder George springer, Which signed with the Toronto Blue Jays for six years and $ 150 million, reported this weekend.
Per Heyman, “[the] Interested in mets [Bauer], But on a smaller deal “, considering the Dodgers as another team that would be included under those criteria.
After winning the National League, Bauer showed interest in securing a long-term contract this winter. Sai Young Awards in a COVID-shortened 2020 season have been a staple around their market.
The UCLA product has previously stated on its YouTube channel that it would be more willing to sign a one-year contract for the rest of its career.
On January 5, Bauer’s agent, Rachel Luba, confirmed Twitter That the right hand would “consider various types of contracts and structures”. His client is reportedly seeking an annual average price (AAV) of more than $ 30 million on his new deal.
The 30-year-old Bauer, with alarming levels of controversy, comes with numerous instances of online harassment, as cancent off Athletic In detail in their report on Friday night.
Last season, the previous third-overall draft pick (2011; Diamondbacks) started with a 1.73 ERA (2.88 FIP), including 100 strikeouts, 17 walks, and 2.5 wins (FanGraph) over substitutions, good for fourth in baseball. Beginning.
Since the start of 2018, Bauer’s 11.6 fWAR ranks sixth among the same group (3.18 ERA, 11th). Jake wheeler, Who signed a previous five-year agreement with Philadelphia for $ 118 million, has 10.9 fWAR over that period, good for ninth.
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