New York Roundup: Mets Sour, Yankees Sweet On Lackey

It wouldn't be the hot stove season without the two New York teams:

  • Jon Heyman of is reporting that the Mets are "concerned about" John Lackey's past injury problems to the point that they won't pursue him. The Yankees, however, are "definitely interested."
  • Newsday's Ken Davidoff believes the Mets will "check in on Jason Bay, Matt Holliday, John Lackey; they have to engage, for public relations' sake."
  • Barry Bloom of reports that Yankees GM Brian Cashman doesn't plan to sign any of his own free agents during his period of exclusive bargaining rights.

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