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Chris Bassitt and Mets agree to one-year, $8.8 million deal: ‘I love it here'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

DENVER - Chris Bassitt was playing a game of chess in Adam Ottavino's hotel room on Friday night when his agent called him, saying they had a deal in place.
Bassitt and the Mets avoided an arbitration hearing, which was set for Monday, when the two sides agreed to a one-year, $8.8 million deal for 2022, according to multiple reports. The deal includes a mutual option worth $19 million for 2023 .
“More so happy that it's not going to be a distraction for anybody,” Bassitt said of avoiding trial. “That's the biggest thing for me.... I like everyone here. I think we have a really great...
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