Category: ‘Mets Front Office’

Report: New York Mets Won’t Allow Terry Collins to Discuss Injuries with Media
May 25th, 2017 at 12:48 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins' pre-game press conference yesterday was interesting to say the least. The press had questions about the status of right fielder Jay Bruce, who was out of the lineup with a bad back. Bruce told reporters earlier in the day that he felt better and...

Sandy Alderson Wants New York Mets to Become Top Team in NYC
March 9th, 2017 at 3:55 PM
There has been much made over the past few years about whether or not the New York Mets can become the most popular team in New York City. For much of the past 20 years, the Mets have been seen as the little brother to the more successful New York...

Sandy Alderson Says New York Mets are “All in” for 2017
February 19th, 2017 at 2:47 PM
After years of drawing criticism for fielding low payrolls, the New York Mets have opened up their checkbooks over the past two years. The big splurges involved retaining Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker for a combined 127.1 million dollars, but the Mets also deserve credit for re-signing both Jerry Blevins...

Wally Backman Accuses Sandy Alderson of Blackballing Him from MLB Jobs
January 15th, 2017 at 8:45 AM
When Wally Backman resigned after the 2016 season, the company line was that he was looking to pursue big league job opportunities. Those opportunities weren't going to come with the New York Mets, who were reportedly unhappy with how Backman took direction from the front office in the second half...

Sandy Alderson Leaves Winter Meetings Empty Handed but Confident Groundwork was Laid
December 8th, 2016 at 3:52 PM
The New York Mets entered the Winter Meetings hoping to accomplish two things: trading either Curtis Granderson or (preferably) Jay Bruce to clear up their outfield logjam and adding to their bullpen. A relatively quiet Winter Meetings saw the Mets accomplish neither of their goals, forcing Mets' General Manager Sandy...