Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Mets in serious talks with Adrian Gonzalez

The Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez hits a solo home Mets in serious talks with Adrian Gonzalez
Shannon Reynolds | 14 January, 2018, 11:43

That plan might be moot, as the Mets agreed to a deal with free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on Saturday, multiple media outlets reported.

With Atlanta on the hook for his guaranteed $22 million salary in 2018, the Mets won't have to pay Gonzalez much of anything, as FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman notes.

The Mets won't need to break the bank for Gonzalez. The injury ended Gonzalez's streak of playing in at least 150 games at 11 seasons.

The 35-year-old five-time all-star has been a Gold Glove victor and Silver Slugger recipient.

Gonzalez spent the past six seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers but was limited to 71 games in 2017 because of a herniated disk in his back that put him on the disabled list for a long stretch.

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He did not believe, he said Thursday, that there are 43 more dead to be discovered, or even a figure close to that. Montecito may be at slightly less risk now, because this week's flooding already brought down vulnerable material.

It's the second significant move this week for the Mets, who brought back free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce on a three-year, $39 million contract Wednesday. He hit.242 with a.287 on-base percentage, a.355 slugging percentage, three homers and 30 RBIs. He was not part of the team's seven-game World Series run.

He is a five-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove victor.

The Mets are looking to give Smith - who hit just.198 with nine home runs and 26 RBI in 49 major-league games last season - a chance to develop a little more.

This signing would have been exciting, if it was 2010, but unfortunately in this day and age, Gonzalez is a player that frankly shouldn't have even been looked at by this team.

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