The Yankees have won the New York battle for veteran reliever Justin Wilson.
The lefty agreed to a deal with the Yankees on Monday, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed, after also receiving interest from the Mets.
The terms of the deal, which is pending a physical, were not immediately clear.
Wilson, 33, pitched for the Mets the past two seasons and spent the 2015 season in The Bronx.
Wilson pitched to a 2.91 ERA in 58 ²/₃ innings over his two seasons with the Mets. In what has been a fairly quiet offseason for the Yankees, Wilson joins Darren O’Day as additions to the Yankees bullpen. The Yankees traded Adam Ottavino and most of his $9 million contract to the Red Sox to open up free-agent dollars.
The Mets bullpen suffered a potentially critical blow with the news Seth Lugo had been shut down for six weeks as he recovers from surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow. The Mets added veterans Mike Montgomery and Tommy Hunter as non-roster invitees to spring training.
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