The New York Mets have been tied to free agent center
fielder Michael Bourn throughout the offseason, but they continue to be a
longshot to sign him. Still, the team is serious enough to have met with Bourn
and his agent, Scott Boras, last week for dinner, according to Joel Sherman of
The New York Post.
To that end, general manager Sandy Alderson and assistant GM John Ricco travelled to Houston last week to have dinner with free agent center fielder Michael Bourn and his agent, Scott Boras, The Post has learned.