Todd Frazier the free agent third baseman will switch teams but remain close to his home as sources report that Frazier will sign a deal with the New York Mets and become the regular at the hot corner that has been up in the air since an injury to David Wright. He led Toms River (New Jersey) to the Little League World Series title in 1998.
The New Jersey native was said to be interested in remaining in NY.
In 2015, Frazier had 35 home runs with Cincinnati and won the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game.
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Frazier, who turns 32 next week, was traded from the White Sox to the Yankees last summer and the Yanks were reportedly interested in bringing him back but are hesitant to go over the luxury tax threshold. Bruce and Frazier combined for 63 homers last season.
Numerous biggest Major League Baseball free agents remain unsigned, but one got a deal on Monday.
Still, his arrival will please many Mets fans who had been angered by the team's lack of spending this offseason.