Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/28/13
Mike Puma of the New York Post dishes out the latest on the Michael Bourn situation: “He wants at least five years, and the Mets aren’t willing to go there.” I think it’s safe to say that the dog and pony show has come to an end. I’m pretty certain that the front office will not like those parameters; with or without the chocolate In the end, the Mets never made any offer to Bourn, official or otherwise. Original Post The Mets want Michael Bourn, but not at the risk of losing their first round draft pick. No surprise there, but even if they could get MLB to protect their pick, are they suddenly going to splurge with the money it would take to sign the Scott Boras client? Or is this just another attempt to dupe fans into thinking that the Mets can still act like a big market team even though in the end it’s just much ado about nothing? Apparently, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports isn’t buying it either: First off, I’ll believe the Mets are signing Michael Bourn when I see them introduce h...
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