News: Mets Out of Chapman Sweepstakes

Bart Hubbuch, in a post to Twitter, says the Mets will not be pursuing free-agent LHP Cuban Defector Aroldis Chapman, who met with the Mets, among other teams, last week.

Hubbuch says the Mets made this decision after learning about his $40-$60 million price tag.

…i’m not that surprised…i don’t think the Mets are in a position to assume so much risk anyway, even though he is young and extremely talented…he is better suited to join a rotation that’s more established, and fortify it rather than help lead it…