Ottavino Returning to Mets Bullpen

Brooklyn native Adam Ottavino will return to the Bullpen for the Mets, joining Edwin Diaz as the second arm to be back from the 2022 season.

Ottavino will earn $14.5M over the next two seasons, however does have the ability to opt out of the contract after just one season. The deal also includes up to $1M in performance based bonuses and incentives.

Last season, Ottavino held an immaculate 2.06 ERA with 6-3 record after appearing in 66 games and throwing 65.2 innings. The 37 year old is showing no signs of letting up as he K’d batters and only walking 16, that’s a 10.8 K/9 and just 2.2 BB/9.

Hours earlier, rumors were swirling that the Mets could potentially be in talks with the White Sox for Liam Hendriks, however, this may put a halt on anymore speculation.

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