Source: David Einhorn, Mets talking

Updated: July 7, 2011, 4:35 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

LOS ANGELES -- The sale of a minority share in the New York Mets to hedge fund guru David Einhorn is progressing but likely will not close until August, a source familiar with the deal told ESPNNewYork.com.

The source added that while Einhorn's window for exclusive negotiating with principal owner Fred Wilpon and family has expired, the sides are moving toward a final agreement that is not expected to get sidetracked. Speaking at Citi Field in late May, Einhorn expressed optimism ...

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