Mets' prospective minority owner says deal is fair

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, who has agreed to buy a minority stake in the New York Mets, says the deal is a "win-win agreement" for both sides.

Einhorn was at Citi Field on Monday to attend his second game in three days. Wearing shorts and a blue Mets cap, he answered questions on the field from reporters for about 312 minutes during batting practice.

The club's cash-strapped owners announced Thursday that they had agreed to sell a minority share of the team to Einhorn for $200 million. It was not revealed how much of the team Einhorn would own, and negotiations are ongoing.

Einhorn would not disclose any additional details, citing a confidentiality agreement, but says it's a fair deal and he hopes it will be completed in the next few weeks.