Mets sign Steven Matz to one-year deal, non-tender Chasen Shreve and others

NEW YORK — The Mets non-tendered four players on Wednesday’s deadline, including Chasen Shreve, while signing deals and tendering contracts to some who were in danger of becoming free agents, like Steven Matz and Robert Gsellman. Matz agreed to a one-year deal reportedly worth $5.2 million for 2021 to avoid salary arbitration. The Mets also inked one-year deals to avoid arbitration with new reliever Jacob Barnes and outfielder Guillermo Heredia. Along with Shreve, pitchers Ariel Jurado, Paul Sewald and Nick Tropeano were also non-tendered by the Mets. Apart from Sewald, who had been in the Met…

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