Free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Mets have agreed to stay together, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Rosenthal reports the deal is for four years at $110-million.
Rosenthal and others also reports that Cespedes has full no-trade protection which, again, is pretty standard at this juncture.
No two ways about this, it's a huge win for the Mets. Bringing back Cespedes after he opted out of his three-year, $75 million deal was their top priority this offseason.
Cespedes, 31, hit .280/.354/.530 with 25 doubles, 31 homers and 86 RBI last season, his first full campaign in New York. He only managed 132 games due to injury, limiting his HR and RBI totals.
Cespedes was also with the Mets down the stretch in 2015 after being traded from the Tigers in front of the deadline. He immediately became a fan favorite as he started off insanely hot and then helped spur the Mets to their first World Series since 2000.
With Cespedes off the market, the top free-agent outfielders are Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond, Jose Bautista (though he may need to DH rather soon, if not immediately) and Carlos Gomez. Mark Trumbo needs to be a DH and we could say the same for Carlos Beltran.