Tag: Sandy Alderson

It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

Regardless of whether or not you think Sandy Alderson and the Mets need to make a big splash deal before this season’s trade deadline, here is some sobering information about the perception around the league regarding the financial state of the team. In his latest piece for ESPN Insider, Buster Olney says that there is no […]

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Dillon Gee Starting Sunday Against Braves

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Starting Sunday Against Braves

The Mets just announced that Dillon Gee will start on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, pushing Noah Syndergaard back to Monday when the team plays the Toronto Blue Jays. No other explanation was given, but Adam Rubin cites Sandy Alderson as saying the plan is a “6-Man Lite Rotation” and the team will use Gee […]

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Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Get Used To It… This Is Our Reality…

After a brutal loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night there’s only one thing on every Mets fans’ mind this morning; what is Sandy Alderson waiting for? Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to several scouts after last night’s loss and they all had the same reaction. “Why don’t the Mets trade […]

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David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

According to a report by Zack Braziller of the New York Post, David Wright‘s return is still very unclear based on comments made on Monday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. “It’s just hard to say,” Alderson said, when asked about a possible return. “He could be a week away, could be 10 days away. […]

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With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

It’s been a few weeks since Jenrry Mejia was slapped with an 80-game suspension for testing positive for stanzolol, a performance enhancing drug. With Mejia out, and Bobby Parnell still working his way back from Tommy John surgery a year ago, 25 year old Jeurys Familia has had the reigns of closer bestowed upon him, […]

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Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

As you all know by now, catcher Travis d’Arnaud fractured the metacarpal of the pinkie finger on his right hand on Sunday and will wear a splint for three weeks. However Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that three weeks was a best case scenario and he could be out for a […]

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Vic Black Has A Herniated Disk In Neck

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Has A Herniated Disk In Neck

The team announced that Vic Black has been diagnosed with a herniated disk in the right side of his neck after undergoing an MRI on his neck and shoulder this morning. The herniated disk is what was causing the weakness in his triceps, according to team doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The plan […]

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Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

The team announced that third baseman David Wright suffered a right hamstring pull sliding into second base while attempting to steal in the eighth inning. Wright will have an MRI on Wednesday morning to determine the severity and grade of the hamstring injury. Utility infielder Eric Campbell is on his way to New York in case Wright […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Decides Who Starts and Where They Bat

The lineup mystery has been solved. Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said the lineup is created by him and his coaching staff, as well as the front office. “It’s a collaboration.” Collins said he has the final decision as to who starts, where they bat, and which players get benched. Additionally, he credited […]

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