Quote of the Day: Mets Didn’t Have the Prospects For Lee

With sources confirming to the Daily News’ Mark Feinsand that Lee is about to become a Yankee in a package that includes top catching prospect Jesus Montero, what had long been clear became nearly official: The Mets–because Ike Davis and Jon Niese are no longer prospects but important contributors to the major league team–could not match other teams’ minor leaguers.

– Andy Martino, NY Daily News