To the Max: Scherzer, Mets finalize $130M, 3-year deal


              This still image from video shows New York Mets owner, Chairman & CEO Steve Cohen during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Mets and three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom. (New York Mets via AP)
            
              This still image from video shows New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer, left, and agent Scott Boras as they participate in a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom. (AP Photo)
            
              This still image from video shows New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer in his new team cap during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom. (New York Mets via AP)
            
              This still image from video shows New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer, left, and agent Scott Boras as they participate in a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Mets and three-time Cy Young Award winner Scherzer finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom. (New York Mets via AP)
            
              This still image from video shows New York Mets General Manager Billy Eppler during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Mets and three-time Cy Young Award winner Scherzer finalized a $130 million, three-year deal Wednesday, a contract that shattered baseball's record for highest average salary and forms a historically impressive 1-2 atop New York's rotation with Jacob deGrom. (New York Mets via AP)
            
              FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer walks off the field after being relieved in the fifth inning in Game 2 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Atlanta. Eight-time All-Star Max Scherzer is nearing a $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Nov. 29, because the agreement was still being worked on and would be subject to a successful physical.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
To the Max: Scherzer, Mets finalize $130M, 3-year deal