Tag: Sandy Alderson

From Left Field: Should The Mets Have Made A Run At Mauer?

An article by posted on August 31, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Should The Mets Have Made A Run At Mauer?

The Minnesota Twins places All-Star catcher Joe Mauer on revocable trade waivers earlier this week, and, not too surprisingly, no team put a claim in for him. The 29-year-old is due $23 million per season through 2018, so team’s likely balked at that salary. I heard some reports that the Mets should have gone after […]

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Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

In one of yesterday’s posts, I saw a little debate pop up as to which GM inherited a better farm system between Omar Minaya and Sandy Alderson. In my mind, the perception was that Alderson had a significantly stronger base of prospects to work with than Minaya did, but I decided to see what I could dig […]

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Santana Shut Down: A Blessing In Disguise?

An article by posted on August 23, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Shut Down: A Blessing In Disguise?

Sandy Alderson announced at a press conference yesterday that Johan Santana has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List with inflammation in his lower back retroactive to August 18. Alderson also said that he does not expect Santana to pitch again this season, but said he would be ready for Spring Training. You never want to see […]

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Rich Or Poor, Mets Still Make The Same Mistakes

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Rich Or Poor, Mets Still Make The Same Mistakes

Despite four consecutive years of bad baseball, I think most of us can agree that some things are more frustrating than losses.  What I’m talking about is insult to injury.  Its having your fandom dragged through the proverbial mud as a result of not just the team’s performance on the field, but their disastrous attempt […]

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The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

An article by posted on August 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Missing Piece In The Mets Puzzle

Its no secret that the Mets are in a rebuilding period.  Mired in what will likely be their fourth consecutive losing season, its apparent that change is necessary.  The process by which that change occurs is where the debate begins.  How the Mets should proceed is the topic of countless blog posts and endless radio […]

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Should The Mets Retire The Moneyball Project?

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Should The Mets Retire The Moneyball Project?

The Mets currently have a front office in place that has earned them the nickname the “Moneyball Mets.” Mets G.M. Sandy Alderson was once Billy Beane’s mentor, and the Mets have also added a couple of other front office executives that once worked with Beane. As the Brady Bunch theme song goes – everyone sing along […]

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Amazin’ Solutions – A Look At Left Field

An article by posted on August 8, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Solutions – A Look At Left Field

The very hot topic lately with the Metsmerized Nation, and with Mets fans in general, has been the future of the Metropolitans’ outfield, and more specifically, Jason Bay’s future with the team. Mike B noted in his post earlier that Sandy Alderson has stated that the Mets are not simply going to eat Bay’s contract […]

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Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

I’ll get to the recap in a minute, but first I gotta tell you something funny before I forget. I was on the phone with a buddy of mine on Tuesday night and we were lamenting the fact that the trade deadline came and went without so much as a peep from Sandy Alderson. Surprise, […]

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Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

I know what your thinking..The Mets are well on their way to making the 2012 season nothing more than an afterthought.  The fact is your probably right, and that’s exactly what needs to happen if the organization is to find its way back to the promise land sooner than later.  With the semi-successful first half, […]

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The Johan Santana Injury Farce and Why This is S.O.M. (Same Old Mets)

An article by posted on July 22, 2012 0 Comments
The Johan Santana Injury Farce and Why This is S.O.M. (Same Old Mets)

As I read Terry Collins’ and Sandy Alderson’s quotes in the paper this morning regarding Johan Santana going on the disabled list, my nostrils began to flair, my face was turning red, I almost scalded myself with the cup of hot coffee that was shaking in my hand, and I finally ran to get some […]

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