The New York Mets extend the contract with Jeff McNeil (31), who led the National League in batting average last season.
Local media such as ‘ESPN’ quoted sources on the 28th (Korean time) and reported the news of the contract extension agreement between the two sides. The contract size is 4 years and 50 million dollars (61.75 billion won).
McNeil was selected by the Mets in the 12th round of the 2013 draft and has played for one team so far. He had a batting average of 0.307, on-base percentage of 0.370, and slugging percentage of 0.458 in 516 games over five seasons. He was voted an All-Star twice. 스포츠토토
He hit a career high last season. He had a batting average of 0.326, on-base percentage, 0.382 slugging percentage, 0.454, 9 homers and 62 RBIs in 148 games. He led the National League in batting average, was selected as an All-Star, and received the Silver Slugger.
He has the advantage of being able to digest various positions. He plays second base as his primary position, but has also played third base and corner outfield.
Recording 4 years and 69 days of service time, he will continue his relationship with the Mets until 2026. In lieu of salary adjustments for the remaining two years, his free agent qualification will be delayed by two years.