Tag: Sandy Alderson

“A” For Asdrubal

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
“A” For Asdrubal

What a great feeling it is to watch the New York Mets climb out of their early season offensive woes, and seeing a host of different players contributing on a nightly basis. While most of the talk has been the recent power surge the Mets have had in their last ten games, a forgotten man […]

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Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

An article by posted on April 15, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

Sandy Alderson, the Mets GM and creator of the term “Panic Citi,” agreed with how Terry Collins managed Wedensday’s 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Collins who previously stated he was “managing like it was the seventh game of the World Series,” made some interesting moves in the Mets third win of the season. Jim Henderson […]

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Sandy Alderson Has Yet To Complete His Mission

An article by posted on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Has Yet To Complete His Mission

Sandy Alderson, hired in 2010 to overhaul a club that Omar Minaya previously helmed, was brought with the duty of rebuilding a team from mainly within and no longer able to give out the bountiful contracts of years past. In 2015, all the hard work, the analyzing, the staving off of a frenzied fan base, […]

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Foul Call: Utley’s Slide Still Point Of Contention

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Foul Call: Utley’s Slide Still Point Of Contention

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times first reported early Sunday that Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley would not be facing a suspension stemming from the violent late slide he took in Game 2 of the NLDS last year. Flashback to October 10th at Dodger Stadium, where the Mets were clinging to a one […]

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Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Goal For David Wright Is 130 Games

According to general manager Sandy Alderson, the New York Mets will continue to be cautious with third baseman David Wright this season in terms of playing time. “We’re going to make sure that he’s not overworked,” Alderson told the New York Post. “So it’s important for us to find somebody who can play 30 games or so […]

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a two year deal worth $12.25 million dollars reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus, and then salaries of $4.1M in 2016 and $4.15M in 2017. Clippard, 31, went 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA and 1.052 […]

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Alderson: Mets Can Still Add Payroll, Will Begin Extension Talks With Young Pitchers

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: Mets Can Still Add Payroll, Will Begin Extension Talks With Young Pitchers

After the Yoenis Cespedes press conference at Citi Field on Wednesday, Mets GM Sandy Alderson fielded a couple of questions from reporters about the team, payroll and even something near and dear to all of our hearts – extension deals for some of our young pitchers. Sandy Alderson said it’s possible that extension talks for […]

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Yoenis Cespedes: Me and My Teammates Have Unfinished Business To Take Care Of

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Me and My Teammates Have Unfinished Business To Take Care Of

Yoenis Cespedes was officially introduced to the media in a press conference held on Wednesday at Citi Field. After a brief introduction by general manager Sandy Alderson, Cespedes answered questions through interpreter Melissa Rodriguez. “I know this team has everything it needs to continue on what we started last year. Now that it’s official, I can […]

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David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Wants Cespedes Back

Is the momentum building? In an interview with the NY Daily News’ Kristie Ackert, David Wright now says he would like to see Yoenis Cespedes return to Queens for the 2016 season. I will put my name behind the statement that Yo was a good teammate on the field and a great teammate off the field,” […]

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Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes: Round Peg, Square Hole

If the Nationals are really honest with themselves, they will admit that Yoenis Cespedes is for them exactly as Sandy Alderson described him for the Mets – a round peg in a square hole. To be sure, a round peg can actually fit into a square hole.  But it requires coming to terms – sooner […]

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