Sandy Alderson


In introducing Buck Showalter as new Mets manager, Sandy Alderson says veteran as close to a 10 ‘as anybody in baseball’ can be

NEW YORK — There are no surprises why the Mets chose Buck Showalter to be their leader. In just over an hour’s worth of responses in his introductory press conference on Tuesday, Showalter made it clear. He has the wealth of experience and knowledge capable of shifting the organization’s makeup for the long haul.
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Sandy Alderson defends ‘exhaustive’ Mets’ GM search

Sandy Alderson called the year-long search for a general manager “exhaustive” Friday as he introduced the Mets’ new GM, Billy Eppler. That may be an understatement, given the disastrous hirings — and firings — of Eppler’s two immediate predecessors, Jared Porter and Zack Scott, both because of off-field issues. Alderson...

Mets President Sandy Alderson Says New York City Is A Deterrent For Recruitment. Does He Have a Point?

In theory, being the general manager of a Major League Baseball team in the biggest market in the U.S. should be one of the most prized gigs in the world of sports. But that's apparently not the case for the New York Mets. Earlier this month, Sports Illustrated reported that 12 candidates approached by the team for the gig turned them down. New York Mets president Sandy Alderson blamed the drawn-out search not on the team's losing record or its controversial and outspoken owner Steve Cohen, but on New York City itself.

Potential Mets managerial candidates who have ties to Billy Eppler, Sandy Alderson and some players

Those who have closely followed the Mets’ dizzying search for a front office leader these past seven weeks may have exhaled when the team officially announced Billy Eppler as its next GM on Thursday night. But, one week away from Thanksgiving, the realization that one big offseason priority was checked off only means the Mets can finally move on to their next major hire: a new manager. Owner ...
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Sandy Alderson: Mets’ pitching depth ‘definitely something we need to address’

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Much of the early offseason Mets buzz has been dominated by names such as Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Michael Conforto, but the team’s lack of starting pitching depth shouldn’t be forgotten. Now the question becomes, will the Mets think big or small?. “Starting pitching is definitely...

Sandy Alderson says luxury tax won't be an impediment to Mets' spending

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Eventually, after or while they hire a general manager and manager and a whole bunch of coaches, the Mets can get to the fun part of the offseason: Bringing in really good baseball players in an attempt to form a really good baseball team. In trying to...