Scratch off Francis
January, 14, 2011
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com
That leaves Chris Young as perhaps the top remaining option in the Mets' price rage.
GM Sandy Alderson told ESPNNewYork.com on Monday that he would like to add a starting pitcher, while paying no more than the deal Chris Capuano signed with the club. That contract had a base salary of $1.5 million with the opportunity to earn roughly another $3 million in performance-related bonuses.