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Archive for October, 2010

Alderson Not Looking for Puppet Manager

There’s been a lot of talk about Sandy Alderson’s strategy of picking a manager who is going to follow through on the front office’s plans. Most people have been critical of this position because they feel it means the manager won’t have a head on his shoulders and will have limited power. They feel the […]

Alderson Hired As Mets GM

Though it hasn’t been made official the rumor mill has it that the Mets have hired Sandy Alderson to replace Omar Minaya as the team’s new general manager. Alderson gives the Mets instant credibility with a World Series championship under his belt and the respect of other general managers around the league. (I just hope […]

Rubin: Why Keep Minaya?

Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork made a point this morning (through his Twitter account) against keeping former general manager Omar Minaya in the Mets organization. I must say that I agree. Can someone explain why Omar’s player-evaluation skills are so indispensable to the organization that he must be brought back in that role?less than a minute […]