Sources: Mets, reliever May reach 2-year deal


The New York Mets have reached agreement on a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Trevor May, sources confirm to ESPN.

The deal is pending a physical and could be official as soon as Wednesday, the sources said.

May, 31, was 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA and two saves in 24 appearances for the Minnesota Twins last season.

His velocity has consistently risen, from 91.9 mph in 2014 to 96.4 mph in 2020, with a full-time switch to the bullpen in 2016 and Tommy John surgery in 2017.

May has spent all six seasons in the majors with the Twins and is 23-21 with a 4.44 ERA and seven saves in 215 appearances, including 26 starts.

The news of May’s agreement was first reported by SNY.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel contributed to this report.

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