How Old are Mets Players?

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The New York Mets are a New York City-based professional baseball franchise in the United States. There is another team along with New York Mets is New York Yankees that has New York City as their home base. Steve Cohen, a multibillionaire hedge fund manager, has owned the Mets.  Here we will see How Old are Mets Players?

How Old are Mets Players?How old are Mets Players?

The Mets have made the playoffs nine times. The team won the World Series and other titles as well. The age of Mets players ranges from 22 years to 37 years. Max Scherzer is a starting pitcher aged 37 years. The youngest active player of the Mets is Mark Vientos, who is 22 years old. These are players from the 2022 roster.

Age of players of the New York Mets:

Max Scherzer: 38 years old Max Scherzer plays as a starting pitcher. His height is 6-3 and his weight is 208 lbs. He signed a 3-year / $130,000,000 contract with the New York Mets. Scherzer earns a base salary of $43,333,333. Ha has won multiple titles including winning the World series. 

Francisco Lindor: Francisco Lindor is 28 years old and plays as a shortstop for the team. Francisco Lindor inked a 10-year contract worth $341,000,000. In this deal, he received a $21,000,000 signing bonus. His latest total salary is $34,100,000.

Jacob Anthony deGrom: Pitcher Jacob Anthony deGrom was born on June 19, 1988, and is 34 years old. New York Mets and Jacob deGrom agreed to a five-year contract of $137,500,000 per year. DeGrom gets $33,500,000 in base pay and $36,000,000 in total money. The New York Mets’ adjusted annual pay for deGrom is $20,500,000.

Mark David Canha: Mark David Canha a professional baseball player plays as an outfielder and first baseman for the team. Mark David Canha joined the New York Mets a few years back.  He is 33 years old and was born in 1989. With a $12,000,000 base pay, a $2,000,000 signing bonus, Canha earns total annual salary of $12,666,666.

Carlos Luis Carrasco: Carlos Luis Carrasco, also known as Cookie, was born on March 21, 1987, which means he is 35 years old. Carrasco plays a position of a pitcher for the team. He signed a contract with the Mets in 2021. Carrasco receives a total pay of $12,000,000.

Edwin Diaz: 28 years old Puerto Rican professional baseball player who plays as a pitcher. Edwin Orlando Dáz Laboy plays for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. The New York Mets and Edwin Diaz agreed to a $10,200,000 per year contract. Diaz’s starting salary will be $10,200,000.

Eduardo Escobar: The New York Mets and Eduardo Escobar agreed to a two-year, $ 20 million contract in 2021. Escobar will receive a base salary of $10 million and a total salary of $10 million. 33 years old Eduardo José Escobar, the third baseman of the New York Mets, was born in Venezuela in 1989. 

Chris Bassitt: In 2022 Chris Bassitt joined New York Mets. He was transferred in exchange for J.T. Ginn and Adam Oller to the team. Bassitt earns a base pay of $8,650,000. He plays as a pitcher and is 33 years old. He was the player of the Chicago White Sox when he made his debut in Major League Baseball. 

James Thomas McCann: James Thomas McCann a player of the New York Mets from 2020 is a professional baseball catcher who is 32 years old. He was part of the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers. He signed a $40.6 million contract for four years. 

Trevor May: American pitcher Trevor Joseph May, who plays for the New York Mets from 2020, was born in 1989 in Washington. With the New York Mets, Trevor May inked a two-year contract that paid him an average annual salary of $7,750,000. 

Pete Alonso: Alonso, Peter Morgan was born in 1994, which makes him 27years old. With 53 home runs, the rookie broke the major league record. Pete Alonso agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Mets. Alonso makes a total income of $7,400,000 in 2022.

Mark Vientos: Mark Vientos was born in Florida and is 22 years old. He plays in a position of a third baseman. His base pay is $700,000 according to the latest report. 


The Major League Baseball season is going on and will end in October. Thirty teams are participating. Baseball fans can watch matches of their favorite teams on TBS, ESPN, YouTube, and other channels also. You can watch Mets games on SportsNet (SNY) and can tune into WCBS-AM 880.  The players included in this article are added to the 40-man roster for 2022 games. The age of the New York Mets varies. The active player’s age range from 22 years to 37 years. 

Frequently asked questions:

Who is the oldest living Major League Baseball (MLB) player?

The oldest player in Major League Baseball is Art Schallock according to Wikipedia and was born in 1924. He made his MLB debut in 1951. Schallock played 58 games and represented New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles. 

What do the colors in the uniform of the New York Mets represent?

The team’s colors are reminiscent of the two older teams. The blue and orange colors represent Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants respectively. 


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