Pete Alonso wants Mets to open the checkbook for Francisco Lindor: ‘Pay him 400′ million

NEW YORK — Francisco Lindor received a polar bear-sized endorsement — his biggest one yet — from a teammate who wants the Mets to open their checkbook and give the shortstop whatever he wants. “Pay him 400,” Pete Alonso said Tuesday when asked about the Mets’ reported $325 million offer for Lindor. Does Alonso think Lindor is a $400 million player? “Absolutely,” he said. “No question about it. Not only is he a superstar on the field, he pays attention, he works hard, he cares about his teammates. Not only does he have the quantifiable numbers of a superstar, he has the X-factor. What he brings…

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