2017 offseason

Mets sign Todd Frazier

The Mets have signed free agent third baseman Todd Frazier to a 2-year/$17 million contract pending a physical, according to Ken Rosenthal.

The 31-year old third baseman spent one and a half seasons with the White Sox before getting traded to the Yankees at the trade deadline last season.

Although he isn’t considered a contact hitter, Frazier will provide an extremely powerful bat for the Mets. Frazier has drilled at least 27 home runs and has held an ISO above .200 in each of the past four seasons. Frazier has become a pretty strong defender within the past couple of seasons, as his DRS jumped from -2 to 10 between 2016 and 2017.

In a historically non-consequential offseason, the Mets are arguably one of the more active teams in this free agency period. Just last month, Jay Bruce signed with the Mets to a 3-year/$39 million deal. Given the rumblings around the league that the Mets are interested in starting pitchers Lance Lynn and Alex Cobb, the Mets may not be finished this offseason.

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