Steven Matz signed a four-year, $44 million deal with the St. Louis Cardinals

One of Pete Walker’s reclamation projects is moving out.

Steven Matz is headed to join the St. Louis Cardinals on a four-year deal worth $44 million. The report from earlier this week was that Matz would make up his mind before American Thanksgiving and that’s exactly what happened.
New York Mets owner Steven Cohen is angry that Matz didn’t wait a little longer to make that decision…

I’m not happy this morning . I’ve never seen such unprofessional behavior exhibited by a player’s agent.I guess words and promises don’t matter.
— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) November 24, 2021

Apparently, the Mets believed that they would be given the final shot to sign Matz in order to bring him back to New York on a reunion tour. That wasn’t the case and Matz just went ahead and signed the four-year deal with St. Louis, even though the Mets were reportedly willing to offer the same cash.
Anyways! The Blue Jays, as had been reported all along, were right in the mix to bring back Matz…

Before Matz signed with Cardinals, talks with #BlueJays were serious. Legitimate mutual interest per sources.
— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) November 24, 2021

Now that Matz has …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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