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AP source: Yo! Cespedes, Mets reach $75 million, 3-year deal

Slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is returning to the New York Mets. How long he stays, he'll decide.

A person familiar with the deal says the star free agent and the National League champions agreed Friday night to a three-year contract for $75 million.

The 30-year-old Cespedes can opt out of the contract after just one season and make it worth $27.5 million. Cespedes also got a full no-trade clause.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was still pending a physical. Other media outlets reported the terms earlier.

Cespedes was traded from Detroit to New York last July 31 and became an instant hit in his new home....

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