Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/14/14
According to a tweet by John Heyman of CBSsports.com, the Mets have signed free-agent closer Brandon Lyon. are in agreement on deal with Brandon Lyon, pending physical — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 7, 2013 One of Sandy Alderson’s main priorities this offseason was to stabilize the bullpen, and this signing is definitely a step in that direction. Lyon’s role is yet to be defined, but he should be in the mix to nail down the closer role this spring. Over his 11 year career, he has accumulated 79 saves and a 4.12 ERA.  
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