Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/29/13
When I’m wrong I’m always the first to admit it. It’s a habit I picked up while serving my country and learning how some mistakes, no matter how slight, could have significant ramifications on the rest of my company, division, etc. Better to get it out of the way so that we can reassess, readjust and reengage. That said, you always go with whatever your best intel is at the time. This morning we received some new intel. Joel Sherman of the New York Post, reported that Sandy Alderson and John Ricco traveled to Houston last week to have dinner with free agent OF Michael Bourn and his agent Scott Boras. For days I’ve been screaming my head off about needing to see some evidence that the Mets were serious in their pursuit of Bourn, and it seems now that their interest was real and legitimate. Still, there is the matter of the five-year deal Bourn and Boras (The Killer B’s?) are seeking, an amount the Mets will never consider. Sherman believes the Mets do not want to give Bourn more than...
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