Tag: Sandy Alderson

With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

Before the season began, fans and media knew that Neil Walker would more than likely just be a one-year stopgap for the Mets. Acquired in the off-season trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefty Jon Niese, Walker was the backup plan for the Mets not winning the Ben Zobrist free agency sweepstakes. And […]

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Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Trade Offers Mets Some Options

The New York Mets took a gamble on Monday, trading highly touted second base prospect Dilson Herrera and promising left-hander Max Wotell to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Jay Bruce. It’s a trade the Mets had to make, given their glaring inability to hit with runners in scoring position this year, along with the plethora […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Reyes and Robles Make the Grade

The New York Mets faced a nine game road trip to open the second half of their season following the All-Star break, starting with three games in Philadelphia, followed by three in Chicago, and then three in Miami. The Mets took the first series two games to one against the Phillies, dropped the Cubs series, […]

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Sandy Alderson Believes The Mets Are A Playoff Team As-Is

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Believes The Mets Are A Playoff Team As-Is

Sandy Alderson spoke with Mike Puma of the New York Post Thursday as he readies for the opening of the second half of the season. He candidly advised Puma that he believes what the New York Mets have is currently a playoff caliber team as-is. “I still expect us to be a playoff team,” Alderson […]

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Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 13, 2016 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

Even though he now plays for the Mets’ biggest division rival, for once, Daniel Murphy‘s heart may have still been in Queens. During the fifth inning of the MLB All Star game, there was a brief moment to Stand Up To Cancer, for everyone to remember those suffering from this disease. All the players, managers, […]

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Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need To Be Bold Again And Sign Yulieski Gourriel

The New York Mets are still evaluating free-agent third baseman Yulieski Gourriel, general manager Sandy Alderson said during a press conference on Wednesday. One of the factors that gives Alderson pause is that Gourriel would need around a month in the minors before he would be ready to contribute at the big league level. As […]

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5 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
5 Things We Learned From Sandy Alderson

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters today at Nationals Park in DC and addressed some of the issues making headlines over the last 24 hours. 1. Left-hander Steven Matz does have a bone spur in his pitching elbow, but he will attempt to pitch through it. Alderson said the bone spur will not […]

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Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that the team will hold a private workout for Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel. “We’re going to do our due diligence on that player,” Alderson said Tuesday. “We have made arrangements to do that. At the same time, that player hasn’t seen live pitching for weeks, if not months.” […]

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Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
Come On Maverick, Get In The Fight

In my last post, I told you it had to get worse before it could get better.  Well, its worse.  So now it HAS TO get better. In times of trouble, think outside the box.  Be unique; unorthodox, and come up with a solution.  In other words, be a Maverick.  Sandy Alderson was dubbed the […]

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Alderson: We Can’t Keep Relying On Home Runs For Offense

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: We Can’t Keep Relying On Home Runs For Offense

New York Mets General Manager, Sandy Alderson has come out and to a point put his team on notice on their offensive performance. This team can no longer be a one trick pony as James Wagner of the New York Times spoke with the Mets GM and others regarding the hot topic. “We’ve proven you […]

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Week 13 Mets Pitching Review

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
Week 13 Mets Pitching Review

A review of the latest turn through the Mets starting rotation: Best Start: I think signing of Bartolo Colon in 2014 (2 years, $20 million) will quietly go down as one of the most influential and productive acquisitions of the Sandy Alderson era. He finished 202 innings in 2014, 194 last year, and he’s second on […]

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