3-Time Cy Young Winner Justin Verlander Has A New Home

The first big news of baseball's Winter Meetings is upon us, as reigning and 3-time Cy Young winner Justin Verlander has signed a two-year deal to go to the New York Mets.

MLB Insider Jon Heyman says it's for $86M over two years, with a vesting option for Year 3. 

The $43M AAV puts him level with his new—and old—teammate Max Scherzer, who signed a 3-year deal with the Mets last year for the same annual record salary. 

Verlander and Scherzer are together again, after they were teammates with the Detroit Tigers for five seasons last decade, and both part of the 2012 Tigers team that went to the World Series. 

The move comes three days after the Mets lost longtime ace Jacob deGrom to the Texas Rangers. They've now replaced him with the best possible facsimile. Another multi-time Cy Young winner.

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