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Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

An article by posted on June 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Happy With Friday’s Play At The Plate

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Sandy Alderson disassociated himself Friday from the blocking-the-plate rule enacted by Major League Baseball this season even though he serves as chairman of the rules committee that influenced it. Rubin adds that the only person visibly livid in the clubhouse was Alderson and the GM implied after the […]

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Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

Updated: 10:20 PM Anthony DiComo of MLB.com writes that Sandy Alderson met with Terry Collins prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers to assure the manager that his job is safe. DiComo adds that Alderson said he felt the meeting was necessary due to a fresh round of tabloid rumors surrounding Collins’ job security. “Sometimes you […]

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Alderson Hints Collins Is Safe… For Now…

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Hints Collins Is Safe… For Now…

Monday’s firing of Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens clearly placed manager Terry Collins on the hot seat despite assurances from Sandy Alderson that he was safe. “I think this is in response to a specific situation,” Alderson said when asked about Collins. “Nothing else should be read into it by any means.” Additionally, multiple sources […]

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Step Aside Sandy…

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Step Aside Sandy…

The Star-Ledger writes that Gov. Chris Christie would love for Sandy Alderson to step aside so that he could take over as the general manager of the Mets. “I would love to be general manager of the Mets,” Christie told WFAN. ”If Sandy would put his crap in boxes and get out of there now, I’d […]

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A Look At Shortstop, Shortcomings, and Shortfalls

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
A Look At Shortstop, Shortcomings, and Shortfalls

Anthony Rieber of Newsday, checked in with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins to determine what the plan at shortstop is these days in the wake of Stephen Drew agreeing to return to the Red Sox. Here’s what they are doing: rotating two guys at the spot, possibly for the rest of the season. And who plays won’t […]

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Shake Shack Shakedown After Duda and Sandberg Get Food Poisoning

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Shake Shack Shakedown After Duda and Sandberg Get Food Poisoning

Step away from your burger and drop your napkins… According to a report on ESPN New York, Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda both came down with food poisoning over the weekend at Citi Field, and both said Tuesday that they believe a hamburger from Shake Shack was the cause. Sandberg told reporters […]

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Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

In a response to all the criticism of Terry Collins in the past two weeks – and in particular this weekend – Adam Rubin of ESPN New York responded by saying the blame for the current state of the Mets belongs to Sandy Alderson and not the manager. This regime has been peddling the future […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Why Do We Act So Surprised?

An article by posted on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Why Do We Act So Surprised?

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave (FalseHustle) I’m not going to do any research on the subject, but I’m confident in proclaiming that most of us around these MMO parts projected the Mets to be a 75-80 win team in 2014. Sure, there were some optimists who claimed .500 was within reach, and those blind […]

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Reflections on Willie Randolph

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
Reflections on Willie Randolph

At 3:28 AM on June 17, 2008 I got a call from one of my writers. My first instinct was to hang up on him. “Joe, get up, Willie Randolph just got fired!” I still remember how those words made me jump out of bed, rush to my desktop, and 20 minutes later I posted […]

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Featured Post: Time To Start Acting Like A 90 Win Team

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Time To Start Acting Like A 90 Win Team

We shall see if the New York Mets are capable of winning the 90 games that general manager Sandy Alderson believes they can. I like manager Terry Collins’ response to his players, that they should take it as a compliment. That’s one way to look at things. What else can he do now that his boss […]

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