Mark Canha, Mets close to two-year, $26.5M contract

Report: Ex-A’s outfielder Canha near deal with Mets initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

After 7 MLB seasons with the Sports, Mark Canha seems headed for greener pastures.

Canha and the New York City Mets are nearing a contract arrangement, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Friday night, pointing out league sources.

The two-year agreement deserves $26.5 million, New york city Post’s Joel Sherman reported a brief time later on, while MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reported, pointing out a source, that the offer consists of a third-year choice.

Canha just recently hinted that he would not be re-signing with the A’s.

The A’s are anticipated to go through a substantial lineup overhaul this offseason, and Canha’s upcoming departure likely will be simply the very first of a series of relocations that will produce a significantly various looking group in 2022. Oakland didn’t make the $18.4 million certifying deal to Canha previously this offseason.

Canha, 32, was among the A’s most flexible gamers, as he hung out initially base and all 3 outfield positions throughout his time in Oakland.

In 141 video games throughout the 2021 MLB season, Canha slashed .231/358/.387 with 22 doubles, 17 homers and 61 RBI. He likewise led all of baseball with 27 hit-by-pitches this previous season.

Canha’s finest season in green and gold was available in 2019 when he squashed 26 homers and drove in 58 runs while slashing .273/.396/.517 in 126 video games.

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A local of San Jose and an alum of Bellarmine College Preparation and Cal, Canha seems headed to the East Coast. Throughout his time with the A’s, Canha made simply over $14 million, so he’s getting a good payday from the Mets.

Supervisor Bob Melvin is gone, and with Canha near leaving, the A’s are losing a great deal of management in the clubhouse and in the dugout.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.