The New York Mets’ next manager must be an independent thinker, newly hired General Manager Sandy Alderson said yesterday in his team debut.
Sandy Alderson was hired as general manager of the New York Mets, who are seeking to rebuild a franchise beset by losing seasons, dwindling attendance and personnel problems on and off the field.
New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said club owners haven’t placed spending restrictions on him and that he expects player payroll to be $140 million to $150 million this season.
The New York Mets are considering changing Citi Field’s outfield walls to increase the number of home runs hit in the three-year-old stadium.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, preparing to drive to Florida for spring training earlier this month, joked with fans through Twitter messages about the sorry state of his baseball team’s finances.
"We believe these modifications will increase the number of home runs without adversely affecting our pitchers."
- Sandy Alderson on Nov 18, 2014