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Brandon Lyon, Mets reach deal

Updated: February 9, 2013, 3:48 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Mets on Friday signed reliever Brandon Lyon to a one-year, $750,000 contract. He can earn an additional $1.65 million in performance bonuses.

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

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson had previously confirmed the Mets' interest in the right-hander when he said that Lyon and free agent Michael Bourn are essentially the only two players the Mets could add before spring training.

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