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Alderson tells reporters the Mets have talked to teams about Niese

During his daily Winter Meetings presser, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters talks with other clubs were not exclusively regarding R.A. Dickey.  He has also spoken to teams about Jon Niese, although he has discussed Niese with fewer teams. Meanwhile, according to Andy Martino of the Daily News, rival executives believe Niese [...]

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Winter Meetings Update: Alderson addresses the media

With the 2012 Winter Meeting set to begin today, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson arrived in Nashville last night and spoke with the NY media.  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, most of the conversation surrounded Cy-Young winner, R.A. Dickey: “Well, we expect to talk to a lot of teams about [...]

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Alderson: “Jason Bay is not going anywhere, nor is his contract.”

Prior to Tuesday night’s loss to the Miami Marlins, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told ESPN New York the Mets will not eat the final guaranteed season of Jason Bay’s four-year, $66 million contract, according to Andrew Merchand, saying “Certainly, there are times when it is appropriate to eat a contract. There are [...]

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R.A. Dickey is Unreal

Tonight, R.A. Dickey continued his unprecedented streak of domination.  Dickey threw his second straight one-hitter tonight, and struck out 13 batters, while improving his record to 11-1.  AT NO POINT heading into this season could you have convinced me that ANY Mets pitcher would be 11-1 with an ERA of 2.00.  Currently Dickey is on [...]

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Good Weekend Falls Short of Great, Late

  Going into the seventh inning yesterday afternoon the Mets had put themselves into a fairly unfamiliar (and some would say unexpected) situation, 9 outs away from sweeping a three game set from the Phillies in Philly.  But in the end the Philly offense broke through against what had been a very stingy Mets’ bullpen, [...]

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Alderson answers questions on Twitter

Earlier this afternoon following the first official workout for New York Mets pitchers and catcher, NY general manager Sandy Alderson answered some fan questions on Twitter; although someone needs to familiarize him with the whole RT with comment option: My favorite question (and answer) came from our friend over at MetsPolice who asked the following [...]

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Tweet Cap: Sandy Alderson speaks with reporters

Today at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters and according to those who where on hand, here is what he had to say: According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Alderson said the following about bringing up any of Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, [...]

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Alderson on Twitter; and he’s got a sense of humor

New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson joined joined Twitter (@MetsGM) yesterday and immediately showed his sense of humor when he tweeted the following: That’s awesome! According to the Daily News: The idea for the account actually arose as a retort to jokes about Alderson’s decision to drive to spring training. Given ownership’s precarious financial [...]

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Astros have claimed Fernando Martinez, Herrera clears waivers

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Houston Astros have claimed former New York Mets top prospect, Fernando Martinez off waivers this afternoon: In a post to his blog for ESPN New York, Rubin goes on to state the following: Houston, which has first dibs in waiver claims by virtue of its MLB-worst [...]

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