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David Wright has been lobbying Michael Bourn to come to New York

Feb 5, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

David Wright

Kevin Kernan of the Post says that David Wright has spoken and exchanged texts with Michael Bourn, trying to get him to join the Mets.  He offers a ton of quotes talking about how great a fit Bourn would be in Queens.

Going back to this morning’s post about Alderson’s ongoing conversations with Boras, one gets the sense that the Mets are truly putting on a full court press for Bourn. Or at least trying to convince their fans that they are.

  1. dukepatrol - Feb 5, 2013 at 9:58 AM

    They won’t sign MB. The most full of s..t organization in baseball. They an spin this anyway they want to.

    • Old Gator - Feb 5, 2013 at 1:27 PM

      You have just insulted Scrooge McLoria and the Chihuahua – and they ain’t giving up the belt short of a knock-down, dragout title hearing like the one for O.J.’s Heisman trophy.

  2. deathmonkey41 - Feb 5, 2013 at 10:16 AM

    Wright looks like he’s doing that stupid Duckface thing in that pic that all the stupid young girls do on Facebook these days.

    • churchoftheperpetuallyoutraged - Feb 5, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      you mean like:

      (sfw)

  3. mtr75 - Feb 5, 2013 at 1:18 PM

    I don’t get the Mets this off-season. Sandy is über-concerned about his bullpen, as if it’s going to matter. Then this thing with Bourne. It seems they really feel they’re somewhat close to competing. Which is just, well, bizarre.

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