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Mets | Unlikely to make big deal

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said it's unlikely his club will make a big trade before the upcoming non-waiver deadline.

Fantasy Tip: Those Troy Tulowitzki pipe dreams, among other scenarios, look unlikely to come true.

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Mets | On the fence at trade deadline

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:43:00 -0700

Because the New York Mets have been successful as of late the team does not know whether it will be a buyer or a seller at the trade deadline. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson wants to see whether his team gains ground on the top National League East squads.

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Mets | May boost payroll next season

Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00:05:16 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson says the team will determine whether to have a higher payroll next year after this season is over. Alderson added if the Mets are contending in July, they should have the resources to make a trade.

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Mets | Low payroll allows team to make changes in summer

Fri, 02 May 2014 00:28:12 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said if his team is in contention later this season, the team's low starting payroll for 2014 can be easily adjusted upward to accommodate changes. "We have the authority to go higher if it's necessary at the trade deadline," Alderson said. "I'm not worried about that at all."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New York Times - Tyler Kepner

Mets | Could extend general manager

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 03:37:07 -0800

New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon has indicated that the team is likely to pick up general manager Sandy Alderson's option for the 2015 season. Alderson had been mentioned as a successor to retiring commissioner Bud Selig, but it is believed Alderson would rather stay behind and complete the rebuilding process.

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Mets | Have eye on several outfielders

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:54:07 -0800

The New York Mets are thought to be pursuing OF Nelson Cruz and OF Curtis Granderson in free agency, according to sources. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson checked in on OF Ryan Braun with the Milwaukee Brewers but was told Braun was unavailable.

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Mets | Heavy interest in Shin-Soo Choo

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:35:59 -0700

Indications from rival executives and a pair of New York Mets officials are that the team will be very interested in Cincinnati Reds OF Shin-Soo Choo. One Mets official said general manager Sandy Alderson and his staff aren't particularly interested in entering an aggressive bidding war over the 31-year-old Scott Boras client. Choo would shift to right field if obtained by the Mets, in order to keep OF Juan Lagares in center field.

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Mets | GM indicates Terry Collins is safe

Sun, 09 Jun 2013 18:03:50 -0700

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson indicated Sunday, June 9, that despite sweeping personnel changes, manager Terry Collins and his staff are not in any danger. "This is not a staff issue," Alderson said of the player demotions. "This is a player issue."

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Mets | Still looking to add bullpen help

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:26:45 -0800

The New York Mets have not signed any free-agent pitchers to a major-league contract this offseason, but general manager Sandy Alderson continues to search for potential upgrades for their bullpen.

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Mets | Frank Francisco to close for now

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 01:49:40 -0800

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has said RP Frank Francisco will start the 2013 season as the team's closer, but there are other options he might be exploring. "We want to go to spring training with the best possible roster," Alderson said. "If that includes signing a major league free agent, so be it. So far, we've been unwilling to overpay for what's available."

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