According to a source I spoke with on Monday evening, the Mets and Jacob deGrom recently had contract extension dialogues called "positive" and "in the right direction".
The Mets are under rifle, Opening Day is set for Thursday. Very early in spring training it was reported that the Mets and deGrom were agreed on the opening day as a date for a contract extension.
The 30-year-old DeGrom comes from a 201
The selection of the ninth selection round will bring $ 17 million in 2019 before going to its final arbitration round in this upcoming offseason. After the 2020 season he will be a free agent.
Red Sox Launcher Chris Sale recently received an extension for five years ($ 145 million) that included an opt-out effect after three years. Justin Verlander recently signed an extension with Astros for two years, $ 66 million.