Sandy Alderson

Don’t Expect Any “Quick Fixes” From This Front Office

June 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

The upcoming weeks are probably the most stressful of the year for any general manager of a big league club. Year after year, they are faced with a tough decision- do you risk the future to try to win now? The Mets, 32-29, are currently five games back of division-leading Washington, and three back [...]

Sandy Alderson is Handling the System the Right Way

May 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

During last night’s rain delay, Sandy Alderson came up to the SNY booth to talk to Gary Keith and Ron in an extensive and interesting interview. Sandy talked about a variety of things- the team’s lack of offense, the David Wright rumors, as well as Ike Davis‘ struggles at the [...]

Batista In the Roatation Is the Wrong Move

May 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Before last night’s 5-4 loss at Citi Field, Terry Collins announced that with Chris Schwinden ┬áheading back to Buffalo, Miguel Batista will enter the rotation, making his first start on Tuesday against Philadelphia. “One of the things we brought Miguel Batista in for was not just to be [...]

Pelfrey… gets a raise?

January 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

As the Mets agreed to contracts to avoid arbitration with three players for relatively reasonable amounts today, Mike Pelfrey‘s contract really stood out. Pelfrey, 28, went 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA this season in arguably the worst season of his career. Last year, Pelf made just $3.925 million [...]

Mets taking offers for Niese

December 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

Jon Heyman first reported today that the Mets are talking to “3 or 4″ teams about the possibility of acquiring Jonathon Niese.Heyman said they were looking for prospects or possibly a catcher or pitcher. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post reported that the Mets will [...]

Reaction: Mets’ flurry of moves

December 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets made a flurry of moves tonight, including trading Angel Pagan to the Giants for Andres Torres and Ramon Martinez, signing Jon Rauch to be the setup man, and Frank Francisco to close. Let’s knock down my reactions one deal at a time. JON RAUCH SIGNING: The Mets signed Rauch with a [...]
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