http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/5117698The deal could be worth as much as $50 million as it includes a fifth-year option for the Mets worth $10 million. But if the team declines the option, Wagner gets a $3 million buyout which is considered part of the original $43 million deal.
Two of the Mets' NL East rivals, the Phillies and Braves, also were trying to sign Wagner.
http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/NASApp/...t_id=1272969&vkey=news_nym&fext=.jsp&c_id=nymPHILADELPHIA -- Billy Wagner became the second free agent closer to sign a big contract on Monday, agreeing to terms with the Mets on a four-year, $43 million contract, a source close to the negotiations told MLB.com.
The source said that Wagner will be in New York for a physical on Tuesday and a press conference could be scheduled for later in the afternoon.