We played this record a few weeks ago and it sounded a little scratchy, so this time we downloaded the lossless FLAC file and, while it still doesn't sound great, the popping is gone and we can finally rock out to the whole song. In other words, the Mets are once again closing in on a deal with free agent RHP Chris Young.
Funny wording in the ESPN article:
The deal will not be completed until the Mets are satisfied with Young's physical.
Emphasis is mine.