Tag: Sandy Alderson

Featured Post: The Reality (or lack thereof) of 90 Wins

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Reality (or lack thereof) of 90 Wins

Let me first go on the record to say that I would much rather have Mets GM Sandy Alderson set an expectation of 90 wins, as opposed to, say, 90 losses. For teams that look to overachieve, the first step is believing you are better than you actually are. And when it was first reported, […]

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Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

There is a certain segment of the fanbase that will never give Terry Collins the benefit of the doubt. He certainly does not help himself when he does things like announcing to the media that Eric Young Jr. is his likely candidate for the lead-off spot, presumably to the detriment of fan-favorite Juan Lagares. But […]

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41 Years a Mets Fan

An article by posted on March 16, 2014 0 Comments
41 Years a Mets Fan

Legend has it that after Jesse Orosco fanned Marty Barrett and tossed his glove to the heavens it never came down. But on the evening of October 27, 1986, something else went even higher: My dad and me jumping up and down in the living room. At that frozen moment in time my dad was […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Time for David Wright to Pull a Kobe

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Time for David Wright to Pull a Kobe

   An MMO Fan Shot by Schneck On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant was quoted as calling out the leadership of the LA Lakers for failing to create a winning mentality. He even went as far as to name names and pulled absolutely no punches. Some may say that this was out of line as they are […]

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Tejada Commits Another Error, What Should Mets Do At Shortstop?

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada Commits Another Error, What Should Mets Do At Shortstop?

Ruben Tejada committed his third error in six Grapefruit League games today against the Nationals, this time falling to handle a routine grounder to end the fourth inning. He also went 0-for-3 at the plate, including grounding into a 5-4-3 double play, and is now 1-for-15 this Spring. Afterward, Tejada told reporters, “Errors happen. Everybody makes them.” This […]

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Ruben Tejada: Stage Fright?

An article by posted on March 13, 2014 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada: Stage Fright?

During a commercial break on my sports talk show a well-known New York sportswriter said to me, you know what’s wrong with Roberto Alomar? He has stage fright. It was July 2002. The New York Mets were in the middle of a free-fall. Alomar was being booed relentlessly. Stage fright? I thought as I put my […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM

Wilmer Flores will start at shortstop today when the Mets take on the Cardinals in Jupiter, FL. The game will start at 1:05 PM ET and will be aired on MLB Network. It will be his first start at the position since 2011. Sandy Alderson and co. will certainly be watching, especially with reports of […]

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Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

On Thursday, Joe D wrote in a post: John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to […]

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Wright Agrees With Alderson On 90 Wins

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Agrees With Alderson On 90 Wins

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York writes that David Wright agrees with GM Sandy Alderson that the team can win 90 games this season. Rubin adds that a day after the New York Daily News reported that Alderson told Mets staffers in an internal meeting that the club was capable of that win total, Wright said he admired the GM’s enthusiasm. […]

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Update: Alderson Clarifies Report On Future With New York

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Update: Alderson Clarifies Report On Future With New York

Update Feb. 19th, 2014 2:45pm: Sandy Alderson provided ESPNNewYork.com with some more information on last night’s New York Post report regarding his desire to remain Mets GM for another few years: “That was a guess on the part of the writer and the source,” Alderson told ESPNNewYork.com. “I haven’t talked to anybody about that.” “I […]

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