Tag: Sandy Alderson

It’s Not That Complicated, Make More Contact…

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not That Complicated, Make More Contact…

It was so exciting to watch the the Kansas City Royals come back in extra-innings and beat the Oakland A’s last night with a stunning 9-8 victory. What high-drama, what suspense, what a game… If any of you hated the sudden death one-game Wild Card round, you may want to reconsider. What happened last night […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

The Mets entered the 2011 season with a new skipper and a new General Manager. Despite realizing we’d need to rebuild, Fred Wilpon claimed, “In this city, it’s all about winning.” We are now four years removed from that statement and apparently it’s NOT all about winning. After finishing below .500 every year since, ownership […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Alderson Gets 3-Year Extension, Collins Will Remain Manager

The New York Mets today announced the club has signed General Manager Sandy Alderson to a contract extension that will run through 2017. “We are excited about the direction the team is headed and look forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into a postseason contender,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon. “Sandy and his staff have […]

Continue Reading »

Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

Yesterday, the Atlanta Braves announced the dismissal of their general manager, Frank Wren. Wren had been hired in 2007 after his predecessor and mentor, John Schuerholz, had been promoted to president of the Braves. This marks an end to Wren’s fifteen year career as a member of the Braves’ front office, of which he spent […]

Continue Reading »

Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

Multiple sources are reporting that Sandy Alderson has reached a deal with the New York Mets on a 3-year contract extension to remain as general manager. The new deal will override his 2015 option and span the 2015-17 seasons according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Mike Puma of the New York Post confirms that it […]

Continue Reading »

Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Collins, Backman, Coaching Changes

With the big news that the Mets and Sandy Alderson have agreed on a 3-year extension, reports are also circulating that the Mets will soon announce that Terry Collins is returning as the team’s manager in 2015. Additionally, Mike Puma of the New York Post was told that the Mets are considering Tim Teufel as a possibility to […]

Continue Reading »

Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

It’s been obvious for most of this season that Terry Collins wouldn’t be fired before the end 2014. By most accounts he was handed a deck that was only half full and deserved a chance with this team at full strength; or whatever Sandy Alderson’s version of full strength is. Fans that don’t believe in […]

Continue Reading »

Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” More lies, more misinformation, more deviousness. It’s not what any of us want, but it’s what we’ve all become accustomed to whenever the Wilpons or Bud Selig get behind a microphone and their jaws start moving. And Tuesday’s dog and pony show by Bud Selig […]

Continue Reading »

Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Can We Really Trust Lucas Duda?

On August 1st, Lucas Duda was batting .263. He had driven in 61 runs and had 20 home runs under his belt. Since that date, his numbers have slipped drastically. This morning he wakes up to a .248 batting average and has added 7 more home runs. The numbers tell the story of an emerging […]

Continue Reading »

After Impressive Bullpen Session, Harvey Is Done For 2014

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
After Impressive Bullpen Session, Harvey Is Done For 2014

It’s already starting to feel like spring for Matt Harvey who probably can’t wait to climb the mound on opening day 2015 and put the last year behind him. On Monday, Harvey took the final step in his rehab for 2014. Before being shut down for the off season, he threw a bullpen session at […]

Continue Reading »