Update, 4:15 pm
by Michael Baron:
David Lennon of Newsday says the Mets have not made an offer to Lackey as they are focusing on Jason Bay at this point.
However, Lennon says if the Mets lose out on Bay, they will quickly turn their attention to Lackey.
by Matthew Cerrone:
According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com, “There are signs they may have made a significant offer to free-agent LHP John Lackey.”
…if they did, there is no way the Mets offered more than what the Yankees gave to A.J. Burnett last winter… so, figure, five years and around $15 million per season…