Max Scherzer Signs Deal With The New York Mets; Sets MLB Record For Average Annual Value

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves
Oct 17, 2021; Cumberland, Georgia, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) has his glove and hat inspected between innings against the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning in game two of the 2021 NLCS at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Max Scherzer has signed a three year deal with the New York Mets. The deal is three years for $130 Million, setting the record in MLB for average annual value of a contract. The deal breaks down to an average of $43.3 Million per year which breaks the previous record of $36 Million per year held by Gerrit Cole.

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