Mets, Eduardo Escobar agree to two-year deal
The Mets remain in arrangement with infielder Eduardo Escobar on an offer that would bring the Venezuelan-born gamer to Queens.
Escobar and the Mets remain in arrangement on a two-year offer worth $20 million, reports SNY’s Andy Martino. The proposed agreement likewise has a third-year club alternative.
The arrangement is pending a physical.
Escobar divided his 2021 season in between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Makers. The 32-year-old hit .253 with 28 crowning achievement and 90 RBI. Nevertheless, where Escobar would provide the Mets worth remains in his protective adaptability. In 2021, Escobar dipped into least one video game initially, 2nd, 3rd and shortstop.
Although Francisco Lindor will man shortstop for the Mets, Escobar might be a daily response at 3rd base as J.D. Davis and Jonathan Villar split time at the hot corner last season.
Villar is presently an unlimited complimentary representative and Davis is due $2.5 million next year prior to he enters his 3rd year of arbitration.
However where does Escobar’s finalizing leave the Mets and Javier Baez? This offer supposedly won’t prevent the Mets from trying to re-sign him.
Baez is presently an unlimited complimentary representative and Martino reports the marketplace for him is heightening, however the Mets are still in the going to sign him.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.