Scherzer: Cohen will 'do whatever it takes to win' title with Mets
"He looks at this like he wants to win a championship, and he's going to do whatever it takes to win. You don't hear that from owners too often these days," Scherzer said Wednesday after his new three-year, $130-million contract with New York became official, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo.
The three-time Cy Young winner agreed to the monster deal - which includes a record $43.33-million average annual value - on Monday after leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers in free agency.
Here's how the 37-year-old ace will look in the Mets' alternate black jersey:
Meanwhile, Cohen took a subtle jab at critics who suggested free agents didn't want to play for the franchise.
"Whoever had that thought, I guess they were wrong," the 65-year-old billionaire said.