Tag: Sandy Alderson

Alderson Says Cespedes Trade ‘Absolutely’ Worth It Even If He Leaves

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Cespedes Trade ‘Absolutely’ Worth It Even If He Leaves

Even if Yoenis Cespedes leaves as a free agent, which seems more likely every passing day, according to GM Sandy Alderson, the decision to acquire him for elite pitching prospect Michael Fulmer and fellow right-hander Luis Cessa was worth it. “Oh yeah, absolutely,” said Alderson. “We wouldn’t have gotten to the World Series without Cespedes. […]

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Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

Update: Matt Harvey showed up to Citi Field and apologized for missing mandatory workout. “I just truly screwed up,” he told reporters, but did not state a specific reason or take questions. “Obviously today was not the greatest,” Harvey said. “I know we had a mandatory workout and certainly the last thing I want to […]

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How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

Here’s a fascinating article by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com who spoke to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about a variety of topics including how his rebuild centered around high-upside pitching prospects. “The strategy in building the team focused on the pitching, primarily the starting pitching, and that’s where the enthusiasm for our franchise’s future began […]

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Why This October Will Feel Different

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Why This October Will Feel Different

Like all fathers, my dad gave me a hard time about driving too fast as well as “that crap” I listened to. And like most kids, I never listened. Except today. This particular afternoon I was in no particular hurry to get to my destination, nor was I in any frame of mind to listen […]

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Still A Chance Steven Matz Can Start Game 4 Of NLDS

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Still A Chance Steven Matz Can Start Game 4 Of NLDS

According to manager Terry Collins, there’s still a chance that Steven Matz could pitch in Game 4 of the NLDS. Speaking to reporters at Citi Field this morning, Collins said Matz met with doctors and received an injection in his upper back to try and relax the muscle spasms that have shelved him this past week. […]

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Kelly Johnson Continues To Come Through For The Mets

An article by posted on September 13, 2015 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Continues To Come Through For The Mets

While all the rage these days centers around Yoenis Cespedes, and rightfully so, let’s not forget the heroics of utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson. Not only has Johnson filled in admirably at second base which hasn’t been a routine position for him before coming to the Mets, but Johnson has continued to amaze in […]

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Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Taken To Atlanta Hospital For Rapid Heartbeat

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was taken to an Atlanta hospital Thursday after experiencing a rapid heartbeat, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at Turner Field. Apparently it was serious enough that doctors have decided to admit him, Warthen, 62, has been the Mets pitching coach since June 2008 and is widely credited for the […]

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Collins and Alderson Weigh In On Matt Harvey, Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on September 7, 2015 0 Comments
Collins and Alderson Weigh In On Matt Harvey, Six-Man Rotation

Lot’s going on in Washington DC today as the Mets get ready to play their biggest series of the year. How big? Terry Collins called this series “the first round of the playoffs” for the New York Mets. Here’s a complete rundown of what Collins and GM Sandy Alderson had to say to reporters at […]

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The Gotham Dark Slight

An article by posted on September 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Gotham Dark Slight

So if you had to guess what grand, world changing event that would bring me out of my self-induced absence from the world of blogging, you’d have a veritable topic du jour laid upon your table to choose from. Let’s see would it be the slow burning scandal that is Hillary Clinton’s email habits while […]

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Latest Update: Growing Sense That Harvey Will Pitch In Playoffs

An article by posted on September 6, 2015 0 Comments
Latest Update: Growing Sense That Harvey Will Pitch In Playoffs

It’s been a harrowing day for Matt Harvey, Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets, but with the passage of time it appears as though cooler heads are prevailing. A team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that they expect Matt Harvey to pitch in the playoffs, while another team source pretty much said the […]

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Updated With Thoughts: Boras Wants Hard 180 Inning Cap For Harvey

An article by posted on September 4, 2015 0 Comments
Updated With Thoughts: Boras Wants Hard 180 Inning Cap For Harvey

Thoughts from Joe D. On Wednesday night, after Matt Harvey complained of fatigue and weakness due to symptoms of dehydration and was treated by team trainers, I like all of you, was somewhat concerned. When Harvey didn’t speak to reporters I actually became even more concerned, wondering if there was more to this story than […]

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