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Mets land their whale, agree to sign ace Max Scherzer (Report)

Apparently all the New York Mets needed was a general manager in place to start wreaking havoc on baseball’s free agency.

On Black Friday, the Mets landed three nice pieces to bolster their lineup in Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha. Now, Billy Eppler has made the biggest splash of the winter (so far).

According to reports, the Mets are signing three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer to a three-year, $130 million deal.

This deal would give the Mets’ the two highest fWAR producing pitchers in the game since 2018: Jacob deGrom (23.