The New York Mets have agreed to a contract extension with star shortstop Francisco Lindor, famous journalist Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported. The deal is in the $ 340MM range and contains deferrals, according to Heyman.
It’s a 10-year, $ 341MM deal, details popular MLB.com reporter Anthony DiComo. The agreement contains a limited no-trade clause without opt-out, says Andy Martino of SNY.
It starts in 2022, explains USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The deal contains about $ 50 million in deferred money, New York’s Joel Sherman hears. Lindor signed for a million more than Fernando Tatis Jr., who signed a deal for 340 million and a decade with the San Diego Padres.RELATED
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The extension is a monumental development, both for the Mets and for the sport in general. New York acquired Lindor, one of the sport’s brightest stars, in an offseason trade with Cleveland. Now they will make sure you spend most of your career in Queens.