• Mets, Cespedes compromised to make deal work
"Happy to still be a part of the New York Mets," he posted to Twitter. "Now it's time to get ready for Spring Training."
After a long free agency, Cespedes re-upped with the Mets on a three-year deal, reportedly with an opt-out after the 2016 season. The 30-year-old slugger cited a desire to finish what the Mets started last season, reaching the World Series before falling to the champion Royals.
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Cespedes arrived in a New York on July 31 in a trade with the Tigers. He helped propel the Mets to their first postseason appearance since 2006, batting .287/.337/.604 with 17 home runs and 44 RBIs through 57 regular-season games with the club.
Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.