Tag: Sandy Alderson

Collins Says Mejia Could Take Over As Closer

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Mejia Could Take Over As Closer

May 15 On Tuesday, Terry Collins said that Jeurys Familia, Jose Valverde, and Daisuke Matsuzaka were all options to be the team’s closer. He declined to say which he would lean on the most, ”I’d like to, but I’m not sure we’re going to do it just yet,” he said. Collins went on to say that […]

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Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

Sandy Alderson’s disappearing act on Sunday was brilliant. The New York Mets made a miraculous comeback to avoid being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, capped off by a walk-off single by Ruben Tejada, who has been struggling for, well, all of 2013 and the first six weeks of the 2014 season. The team […]

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Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

In a response to all the criticism of Terry Collins in the past two weeks – and in particular this weekend – Adam Rubin of ESPN New York responded by saying the blame for the current state of the Mets belongs to Sandy Alderson and not the manager. This regime has been peddling the future […]

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Righting The Wrongs

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Righting The Wrongs

Usually I’m not the type to tell someone “I told you so”. It’s annoying at best and at its worst it can make you want to slug the person who says it. That doesn’t mean there aren’t times when facts are so evident that they hit you in the face leaving you feeling like Delino […]

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Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

An article by posted on April 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

With less than an 30 minutes to go before tonight’s game, the Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates Mets for minor league reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. An emotional Davis said his goodbyes before finally leaving the clubhouse for […]

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Mets Outright Lannan To Minors, Callup Dice-K

An article by posted on April 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Outright Lannan To Minors, Callup Dice-K

The New York Mets announced that lefthander John Lannan has been outrighted and that righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka has been called-up from Triple-A Las Vegas. Sandy Alderson told reporters that Dice K is coming to pitch out of the bullpen, but is also insurance in case any starter can’t make a start – an indirect reference […]

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Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

One of the most volatile things in all of baseball is the effectiveness of a major league bullpen. It’s no easy task to put a top bullpen together, and nobody would know that better than our own general manager Sandy Alderson who has presided over three straight seasons of bullpen futility at its most deplorable […]

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Parnell Heads To DL With Partial Tear In Elbow

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Heads To DL With Partial Tear In Elbow

April 1 Bobby Parnell was diagnosed with an incomplete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on Tuesday, the Mets announced. After an MRI & clinical evaluation at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, he received a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection and has been prescribed complete rest for approximately two […]

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A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

Sandy Alderson continues to push his 90 wins mantra and said today that it wasn’t just an expectation, but the goal and a challenge for Terry Collins and the team. “It wasn’t a guarantee. It wasn’t a prediction. It was a challenge,” Alderson said. “It’s important for us to change the conversation. The 90 wins is […]

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Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

An article by posted on March 29, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Alderson Comment On Dice-K Demotion

Update 6:30 PM Rubin (ESPN) was on-hand today when Manager Terry Collins and General Manager Sandy Alderson addressed the decision to demote Daisuke Matsuzaka and name Jenrry Mejia the fifth starter. Collins, who by most accounts was in the Dice-K camp, always favoring veterans, reacted emotionally. “There are some circumstances that are beyond all of […]

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