While they continue to be matched in a game of chicken with agent Scott Boras, the New York Mets are “hopeful” of their chances to sign
free agent center fielder Michael Bourn, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
#mets still hopeful on michael bourn. Sandy A. talking publicly about MB is positive sign. nothing seems imminent tho.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 7, 2013