NL batting champion McNeil signs 4-year, $50 million contract with Mets

 Reporter Lee Sang-cheol = Jeff McNeil (31), who won the National League batting title last year, signed a multi-year contract with the New York Mets.

ESPN reported on the 28th (Korean time) that the Mets and McNeil had signed a contract for 4 years and 50 million dollars. 스포츠토토

According to, McNeil’s contract has a club option clause for a one-year extension. If the club exercises this option, McNeil will receive an annual salary of $13.75 million in 2027.

McNeil, who debuted in the big leagues in 2018, showed a high-accuracy hit. He appeared in 516 major league games and had a batting average of 0.307, 564 hits, 46 home runs, 214 RBIs, 258 runs scored, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.828.

He won the National League batting category last year, when he recorded a batting average of .326. It is the first time in 11 years that the Mets have produced a batting king.

Initially, the Mets and McNeil had disagreements over salary negotiations for the 2023 season. The Mets offered $6.25 million, but McNeil asked for $7.75 million. Both sides, running parallel lines, had to go through the salary adjustment process, but they set up a negotiation table and agreed to a multi-year contract.

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