Tag: Sandy Alderson

Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Front Office and Ownership Deserve Some Praise

When the New York Mets entered the offseason after a disappointing Wild Card Game loss to the San Francisco Giants, fans and media alike pondered what type of moves and money the Mets’ front office would make and spend this winter. After all, the team has held a stigma of being “cheap” over the last […]

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Mets Officially Reintroduce Yoenis Cespedes At Citi Field

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Officially Reintroduce Yoenis Cespedes At Citi Field

In a press conference held at Citi Field on Wednesday afternoon, the New York Mets officially reintroduced outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the media. Cespedes, who agreed to a four year. $110 million dollar deal on Tuesday, signed his new deal today.   “The last two years in Mets history have been about winning,” GM Sandy […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Koji Uehara, RP

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Koji Uehara, RP

Koji Uehara Position: Reliever Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: April 3, 1975 (Age 41) As the New York Mets continue to scour the market for late inning relievers, one potential target is a right-handed arm that has experience in both closing and setting-up, in 41-year-old Koji Uehara. The eight-year veteran began his major league […]

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Mets and Cespedes Deal Could Come Soon?

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Cespedes Deal Could Come Soon?

Things seem to be pointing towards a decision coming soon on who Yoenis Cespedes will sign with, according to one MLB insider I spoke with this evening, and most signs seem to be pointing to the New York Mets. Apparently after Cespedes reached out to the Mets via text last week to express his desire […]

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Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

Speaking on MLB Network Tuesday night, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said, ”We’d like to have [Céspedes] back. We’ve reached out to him and expect to have more conversations in the next few days.” This means the Mets are pursuing Yoenis Cespedes differently than last offseason, when they let the market play out before signing him to […]

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Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

The New York Mets officially extended a qualifying offer to Neil Walker on Monday. If accepted, the Mets would be on the hook for $17.2MM for Walker’s services in 2017. Walker is coming off back surgery that ended his season prematurely in 2016, though when healthy he was quite the contributor to this team’s offense. […]

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GM Meetings: Sandy Alderson Sets Sights On 2017 Season

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
GM Meetings: Sandy Alderson Sets Sights On 2017 Season

The General Managers Meetings officially begins on Monday, November 7 in Scottsdale, Arizona and will last through Thursday, November 10. All 30 MLB general managers will meet and discuss a variety of baseball issues like the new CBA, participate in various workshops and make presentations, and then elect the 2016 MLB Executive of the Year. But […]

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Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

This past Saturday marked an anniversary of sorts for the New York Mets, as general manager Sandy Alderson was introduced and hired as the 12th general manager in team history on October 29, 2010. Alderson signed a four-year deal at the time, with a club option for 2015, after working with Major League Baseball and […]

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Jose Reyes Will Be Moving Up In Franchise Records

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Will Be Moving Up In Franchise Records

The return of Jose Reyes proved to be a shrewd move by GM Sandy Alderson, as Reyes outperformed many expectations, and delivered an impressive .267/.326/.443 slash line, with eight homers and 24 RBI, along with nine stole bases in 11 chances. Reyes was a catalyst atop the Mets’ lineup, and allowed for Curtis Granderson to […]

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Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Pieced Together a Playoff Team

In a year where the New York Mets were decimated by injuries, losing some of their biggest stars in the process, Sandy Alderson still found the necessary pieces to get this team back to the postseason. Rookie pitchers Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo helped to save a starting rotation that lost Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom […]

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