Updated by Craig Lerner on 1/22
So if you haven’t heard the latest, here it is. Jon Heyman was on MLB Network this evening and reported that the the Mets have been discussing Michael Bourn quite often lately.
I’m trying to process the possibility that my Mets are seriously considering signing the former Brave and forfeiting their first round pick to do so.
I have only one opinion on this matter.
I hope Jon Heyman is wrong!!!
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says this morning that “the Mets are not out of the picture if the price and length of commitment come down” on free agent outfielder Michael Bourn.
As you can read below, I don’t see Bourn and the Mets as a match for the reasons I specified, chief among them being that it would cost the Mets their first round pick.
Original Post 1/15
I don’t understand why I continue to read posts and comments about the Mets needing to sign center fielder Michael Bourn. Why?
I look at Bourn’s age (30) and his career numbers, and...