If Jacob deGrom wants to become the next face of the Mets franchise, the Mets should make that happen. Nobody will ever replace David Wright, but there needs to be a new leader on and off the field. Nobody better than deGrom to take on that role. In order for that to happen the Mets need to sign deGrom to a long term contract and make him one of the highest paid pitchers in the game. It should be a no brainer.

Make sure to check out Big Board Sports every week day from 10am-Noon on 104.5 the team and the 104.5 the team app.