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In addition to potential reclamation projects Jeff Francis and Chris
Young, right-hander Dave Bush is “on the Mets’ radar,” according to
ESPN.com. Bush, who was teammates with recent Mets acquisition Chris
Capuano from 2006-10 in Milwaukee, knows Mets special assistant to the
GM J.P. Ricciardi from their days in Toronto.
Bush finished 8-13 with a 4.54 ERA for the Brewers last season, making $4.2 million.
Despite media reports to the contrary, the Mets have not yet extended contract offers to free agent pitchers Chris Young or Jeff Francis, general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday. But the team remains in talks with both players.
The Mets are “closing in on a deal” for former Padres pitcher Chris Young, according to ESPN.com. The Padres recently declined Young’s 2011 option after a season in which injuries limited him to only four appearances. After posting three consecutive strong seasons from 2005-07, Young has not made more than 18 starts in any of the past three years.