The club had interest in a number of relievers as recently as last week, some mentioned were Jose Valverde and Francisco Rodriguez.. But Lyon probably came cheaper...
Alderson sounds serious about pursuing free agent center fielder Michael Bourn, DiComo reports.
However, the GM said the Mets could end up going to Spring Training with their current roster. The Mets have sincere interest in Bourn, but don't intend to forfeit the 11th overall pick in the 2013 draft to complete a deal with the Scott Boras client.
One Mets official indicated to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe that the team has no interest in Daisuke Matsuzaka (Twitter link).