Mets Sign Cespedes To 4-Year $110 Million Deal
The first major domino of Major League baseball free agency fell this week when the New York Mets agreed to a four-year, $110 million dollar deal with outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The 31 year old Cuban will receive a full no trade clause and will make on average $27.5 million per year, which is the most ever for an outfielder. Last year Cespedes hit .280 and led the Mets with 31 home runs and 86 RBI. Is this deal team friendly? Could he have received more money from somewhere else had he explored the rest of the league? For answers to those questions we reached out to Mike Puma from the New York Post, who covers the Mets beat. He joined Big Board Sports the morning after the story broke.