They committed $130 million for three years in what makes him the highest-paid player in 2022, at $43.3 million.
Scherzer, 37, will have the ability to opt out of his deal after the second year.
Fans caught one little detail, though: Scherzer hadn’t updated his official Twitter account.
The bio still said, until just a few days ago, that he was a “pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers”.
The Dodgers, as you probably know, were his last team before hitting free agency.
It’s likely that Scherzer just forgot to update the details of his Twitter account.
The funny thing is that he sent several tweets with the old bio, several months after his deal with the Mets was announced.
But fear no more, Mets fans: he is now officially a member of the team, as he finally updated his bio and pictures.
He Finally Changed His Profile Information
Now, it says “Pitcher for the New York Mets” and has a really cool profile picture of him with a Mets logo in the background.
Max Scherzer has updated his Twitter account. pic.twitter.com/mOZqF6tIUi
— SNY (@SNYtv) March 3, 2022
Of course, the Mets cap is also present in the photo.
Mets fans have their hopes on Scherzer finally leading the franchise to its third World Series championship, and the first one since 1986.
The last time the Mets went to the Fall Classic was in 2015, when they lost to the Kansas City Royals in five games.
Scherzer will now lead the rotation together with fellow ace Jacob deGrom.
Even though he is 37, Scherzer remains an elite pitcher: he had a 15-4 record and a 2.46 ERA in 179.1 innings between the Washington Nationals and the Dodgers.
The Mets are mounting a serious challenge at the World Series.