Marte agreed to a four-year, $78 million contract with the Mets on Friday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

The move caps a very busy day in Queens which saw the team also land both Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha. Marte is the biggest name of the bunch and one of the biggest prizes available in free agency. He's already 33 years old, so he may not offer the team too many more high-level seasons, but he was one of the best players in the league in 2021, a year in which he produced a career-best 5.5 fWAR. His 134 wRC+, the product of a .310/.383/.458 slash line, was also a career best. That number should take a step back next season along with his .372 BABIP, though his excellent speed (which helped him steal a league-leading 47 bases) means he should reliably be able to post a BABIP well above league average.

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