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SANDY ALDERSON RUMORS

Cuban Infielder Yoan Moncada Not In Mets Budget

9:00 PM Update Unsurprisingly, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports the Mets have done their due diligence on Cuban SS Yoan Moncada, but do not view him as a realistic option given their budget – or lack of it. 2:00 PM Original Post Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada has yet to be cleared to sign with an MLB team, but Baseball America reports he’s in the process of conducting private...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

As writers call for Mets to make moves, Sandy Alderson stays on course

Through the fire and the flames, New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson has remained steadfast with his plan. Rebuilding a team to the point of being a perennial contender is no easy task. That is what Alderson is trying to do – and appears close to completing. Not there, yet. But close. His plan -or, perhaps more aptly, ownership- has now come under fire from national writers Ken Rosenthal...
Via Around Citi
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: the Ian Desmond trade edition

Acquiring a shortstop for the 2015 season has been an ongoing issue for the New York Mets this offseason. General manager Sandy Alderson has kept the team on a shoestring budget for some time, which for NY Sports fans, is extremely frustrating because the Mets could be a threat for the post season with the addition of a competitive shortstop. Right now Wilmer Flores looks to be...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Have The Mets Done Enough To Secure A Playoff Spot?

With Spring Training only six weeks away, Sandy Alderson spoke with Anthony DiComo of MLB.com and addressed the still ongoing shortstop situation. “We have obviously not added anyone,” Alderson told DiComo. “To this point, we just haven’t found anything attractive. That’s true with respect to free agents. It’s true with respect to trade possibilities. Given all that...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Has This Offseason Met Your Expectations?

With Spring Training only six weeks away, Sandy Alderson spoke with Anthony DiComo of MLB.com and addressed the still ongoing shortstop situation. “We have obviously not added anyone,” Alderson told DiComo. “To this point, we just haven’t found anything attractive. That’s true with respect to free agents. It’s true with respect to trade possibilities. Given all that...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at Sandy Alderson’s contributions to the 2015 Mets

Most Mets fans remember Omar Minaya coming in and putting an immediate stamp on the organization by acquiring Carlos Beltran and Pedro Martinez. Ah, the days when ownership had money to spend! Contrast that with Minaya’s replacement, Sandy Alderson, who has made his major point of emphasis building a strong farm system. As we look forward to the start of the fifth season under...
Via Mets360.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sandy Alderson’s future Mets position players

The Mets are on the verge of contention, and with the mix of veterans and youth on the 40-man roster there could be some playoff baseball in Queens 2015. However, we are not here to discuss 2015-but the future of Queens. Criticism aside, Sandy Alderson has formed an extremely balanced farm system by acquiring players in trades and the MLB draft. While much of these players are pitchers...
Via Mets360.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Sandy Alderson match Frank Cashen in talent acquisition?

One of the things we’ve talked about a lot recently is how one of the primary functions of a general manager is talent accumulation. Frank Cashen is held up as the best GM in club history and there’s little doubt he did a tremendous job in adding talent to the organization. Sandy Alderson is trying to follow a similar blueprint. How does Alderson compare to Cashen in this...
Via Mets360.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alderson Says Mets Unlikely To Bid On Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang

Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang posted on Monday, according to his agent, Alan Nero. This morning at Citi Field, general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters the Mets were unlikely to bid on the 27 year old power hitting infielder. The bidding for Lang is expected to be between $2-10 million dollars, with a contract ranging anywhere between $25 and $30 million for three years. In...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Sandy Alderson make any moves?

In the past, Sandy Alderson has not made too many big splash moves to help the major league team. Most of the trades so far have involved selling off pieces of the Mets for prospects, which has worked out for the Mets as they are coming up through the system and making an impact on the big league club. The only big free agent contract he has handed out was to Curtis Granderson...
Via Mets360.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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