Monday, July 16, 2018

Here we go. deGrom’s Agent swelling up. Pay him or trade him!

Why don’t agents just shut the hell up? It doesn’t help their clients in the fans eyes when they start swelling up and giving ultimatums. Yes. The Mets should pay deGrom and keep him. Remember when agents just were behind the scenes and we as fans had no idea who they were? Can we get back to that?

The agent for the team’s ace seemed to be expressing frustration with the lack of progress in an extension for the dominant right-hander on Monday, shortly after it was announced Max Scherzer will start Tuesday’s All-Star Game over deGrom, and suggested the Mets should either decide to get serious with locking up his client or look to move him.

“We have discussed Jacob’s future with the Mets at length. Jacob has expressed interest in exploring a long-term partnership that would keep him in a Mets uniform for years to come,” CAA’s Brodie van Wagenen’s told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. “If the Mets don’t share [the] same interest, we believe their best course of action is to seriously consider trade opportunities now. The inertia of [the] current situation could complicate Jacob’s relationship with the club and creates an atmosphere of indecision.”
Read more here at the NY Post.

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