Free agency JT Realmuto, David Dahl, Twins trades, Joey Gallo – The Athletic

Not to spoil James McCann’s arrival in New York, but some directors and agents believe that the Mets dumped him without signing JT Realmuto and that Realmuto dumped him without signing with the Mets.

Free agency feeds and sometimes a team and a player operate on different timelines, preventing them from aligning. That seems to have happened to the Mets and Realmuto. The Mets wanted to move faster than Realmuto, and when it became clear that no agreement could be reached, they signed a four-year, $ 40.6 million deal with McCann.

It is believed that Realmuto are looking for a guarantee about three times the amount, and the Mets were the team most likely to offer this money. And for the Mets, the match looked perfect. Some rival executives see Realmuto as the best in his position, with the highest margin of any player in the game.

This point is debatable. McCann, 30, is nine months older than Realmuto, and his record is not as long, …