Sandy Alderson Could Be the Right Man For the Job

An article by posted on October 14, 2010 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Could Be the Right Man For the Job

Updated 10/13 11:00 AM by Joe D. I just wanted to add some interesting info to Tom’s fine post. Alderson received a glowing endorsement from his protégé, Oakland GM Billy Beane, who worked for Alderson for more than half of Alderson’s tenure as GM of the Athletics. Beane spoke to the NY Post via telephone on […]

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Jeff Wilpon Updates GM Progress, Debunks Many Rumors

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments

New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon held a conference call today to update reporters on the progress of their GM search. They still plan to have a new general manager in place by the end of the World Series, but that depending on circumstances it’s flexible. So far they have met with former Kansas City […]

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Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments
Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

The other day I read on MLBTR that Jose Lopez could be non-tendered by the Seattle Mariners, thus making him a free agent. The 26 year old Lopez, had a very disappointing season in 2010 as did just about any Seattle Mariner not named Ichiro Suzuki. He batted only .239 with 10 home runs and just 58 RBI, […]

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San Francisco Owes A Giant Thank You To The Mets

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Leapin’ lizards!  For the first time since Barry Bonds left his syringe in San Francisco, the Giants are champions of the National League West.  They won their first division title since 2003 (and only their sixth NL West title overall) by defeating the San Diego Padres on the final day of the regular season, capping […]

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Wally Or Bobby V? Why Not Both?

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve spent the last week talking about who will be our next manager and GM. As Sandy Alderson recently moved to the top of the GM list, most Mets fans are clamoring for either Wally Backman or Bobby Valentine to take over as skipper. My question is: Why not both? It seems improbable, almost impossible, […]

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10 Questions Mets GM Candidates Should Ask During Their Interview

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

The interview process works both ways, and it would be fascinating to know the questions the GM candidates are asking of the Wilpons this week. I would think these would be some of them: During the press conference to announce the dismissals of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel, both Wilpons said ownership took responsibility. However, […]

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The Latest On Mets Search For New GM

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets will be interviewing White Sox assistant GM Rick Hahn this afternoon, with both Jeff Wilpon and interim GM John Ricco expected to be present. Hahn, is considered by many to be one of the highest rated GM candidates available, and was ranked as the best GM prospect in baseball by Baseball America before the 2010 season. […]

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Mets Need A New ACE And Not Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Before I begin this week’s post I apologize for my post last week on Omar Minaya and Roy Halladay.  When writing my post last week I had no intention to hurt anyone or insult anyone’s nationality. I promise in the future to be more careful with my posts. This is not a post bashing Johan Santana. […]

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From Left Field: Would You Trade Ike Davis For Prince Fielder?

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

So with the bulk of the offseason looming, there are many questions surrounding the Mets. One that fans would not think would be a huge issue is first base. Ike Davis had a solid rookie year hitting .264 with 19 HR and 71 RBI (just three behind the Mets rookie record set by Darryl Strawberry […]

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Omar Minaya – The Company Man?

An article by posted on October 11, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve tried my very best to call upon the better angels to guide my thoughts on the recent firings of Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel.  What seems to be becoming the yearly sideshow where the Wilpons are apologizing in some fashion for the Mets abject failures, I can finally say it’s taken its toll. Normally I’m a […]

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