Mets catcher Omar Narvaez exercises $7 million player option
Fri, Nov 3, 2023
MLB News (AP)
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mets catcher Omar Narvaez exercised a $7 million player option for 2024 on Friday rather than become a free agent.
Narvaez hit .211 with two homers and seven RBIs as a backup to rookie Francisco Alvarez. The 31-year-old had an $8 million salary in 2023.
An eight-year major league veteran, Narvaez has a .255 average with 53 homers and 198 RBIs for the Chicago White Sox (2016-18), Seattle (2019), Milwaukee (2020-22) and the Mets. He was an All-Star with the Brewers in 2022, when he hit .266 with 11 homers and 49 RBIs.
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