Tag: Sandy Alderson

Bartolo Colon: 2016 N.L. Gold Glove Winner?

An article by posted on September 26, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon: 2016 N.L. Gold Glove Winner?

Bartolo Colon has given New York Mets fans plenty to cheer about during his three-year tenure in Queens. He’s started at least 31 games each season, has double-digit victories in each year, and has provided the Mets a durable, rubber-arm every fifth day on the mound. We even got to witness Colon’s first major league […]

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Mets Asst. GM Ricco Not Getting Twins Job

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Asst. GM Ricco Not Getting Twins Job

Update -  According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Mets assistant GM John Ricco is no longer in the mix for the Minnesota Twins VP of Baseball Operations job. Original Report September 16th – The Minnesota Twins are expected to ask the New York Mets for permission to speak to assistant general manager John Ricco for […]

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Mets Fire Long-Time Minor League Medical Coordinator Mike Herbst

An article by posted on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Fire Long-Time Minor League Medical Coordinator Mike Herbst

The Mets have fired their long-time medical coordinator for the minor leagues, Mike Herbst, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Herbst had been head trainer Ray Ramirez’s assistant at the big-league level in between his stints as the minor league medical coordinator. He also served as the athletic trainer for the Brooklyn Cyclones back in 2001. I’m sure […]

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Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

As September 1 was rapidly approaching, Sandy Alderson knew he needed to add a viable arm for a bullpen that has had inconsistencies and injuries throughout the 2016 season. Jim Henderson being overused and then succumbing to a DL stint due to bicep tendinitis comes to mind. Or Hansel Robles losing command and control in […]

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Reyes Reclaims Leadoff Home Run Mark and Ignites Team

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes Reclaims Leadoff Home Run Mark and Ignites Team

Jose Reyes has always been a catalyst for the New York Mets, going back to his rookie year of 2003. He was a heralded prospect, one that had Met fans giddy to see his plus speed, defensive range and cannon of an arm from short, and his larger than life personality, all that were easily […]

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

From June 22 to August 3. Detroit’s rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer had five quality starts while winning seven consecutive starts. With the Mets swooning and Yoenis Cespedes dealing with injury, it was an opportune time for some media outlets to write about the young starter Mets GM Sandy Alderson gave up for the slugging left […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

An article by posted on August 28, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Wild Card Race, Montero’s Redemption, Value of Rest

Just when you thought the Mets were pulling everyone back “in” with winning 6 of 7, they throw up a stinker against the Phillies. I question whether I should change my stance and consider the Mets a “real” Wild Card contender. Sandy Alderson was brought on in 2010 to rebuild the farm system and create […]

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Terry Collins Wants to Return in 2017

An article by posted on August 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Wants to Return in 2017

Terry Collins wants to return as manager of the Mets in 2017, according to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. “If I’m back – and hopefully I am – I’ll go after it the same way,” said Collins, who has one year left on his contract. “And if I’m not, I will say thanks a […]

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Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Terry Collins Is On The Hot Seat

In Jon Heyman’s Today’s Knuckleball piece, he states that Terry Collins is not only on the hot seat, but he also ranks him as the manager most likely to be fired this season. Heyman noted that Sandy Alderson wanted to fire Collins two years ago. Ownership that intervened on Collins’ behalf. Collins rewarded ownership’s trust […]

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Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

An article by posted on August 13, 2016 0 Comments
Are You Counting On Wright Returning In 2017?

With the 2016 season entering the home stretch, the New York Mets are still in contention for a playoff spot. Not because of anything the offense is doing, but as Ken Davidoff of the New York Post put it, the rest of the NL is playing down to their level. Much has been made about […]

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