Just confirmed from the Mets that the team did not place a bid in the sealed bidding process for Nippon Ham Fighters hurler Yu Darvish.
Hey, it never hurts to ask.
Darvish, who projects as a frontline starting pitcher, presumably exceeded the team’s remaining player budget, which is [THIS SPACE FOR SALE].
No word from the Mets on exactly how much they didn’t bid. The Yankees, true to form, reportedly did.
More on this story as it develops, which it won’t, since the Mets didn’t bid.