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.
The New York Mets will interview Josh Byrnes and Sandy Alderson for a second time as they seek a general manager to replace Omar Minaya , chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon said in a statement.
The New York Mets sent R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in a seven-player swap, trading away the National League’s reigning Cy Young Award winner one year after parting ways with batting champion Jose Reyes.
Losing leading hitter Jose Reyes to the division-rival Miami Marlins is the latest setback to a New York Mets club that has struggled on and off the field since moving to Citi Field in 2009.
New York Mets third baseman David Wright was tentatively diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back and may spend two weeks on the disabled list, team General Manager Sandy Alderson said.
"We believe these modifications will increase the number of home runs without adversely affecting our pitchers."
- Sandy Alderson on Nov 18, 2014