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Source: Mets to sign Brandon Lyon

Updated: February 4, 2013, 6:03 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Mets were closing in on a deal with right-hander Brandon Lyon on Sunday, a major league source told ESPNNewYork.com.

Lyon would become the latest in a flurry of late signings to bolster the team's bullpen.

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the Mets' interest in Lyon on Monday when he said that free agents Michael Bourn and Lyon are essentially the only two players the Mets could add before spring training.

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