Here's what happened in Mets Land on Monday, in case you missed it...
News of Mendoza's hire broke minutes before it was reported that Craig Counsell was going to the Cubs on a five-year deal worth $40 million
Aaron Boone spoke exclusively with SNY's Andy Martino about Mendoza, calling him "the complete package"
Per Martino, Mendoza is receiving a three-year contract worth approximately $4.5 million, with the deal containing a fourth-year option
The Mets' hiring of Mendoza feels like a letdown after tantalizing Counsell pursuit
Adam Ottavino is declining his 2024 option after the Mets rebuffed his offer to redo his contract
Here are five questions David Stearns should answer as the GM Meetings begin in Arizona