Category: Sandy Alderson

R.A. Dickey Says His Relationship with Sandy Alderson Didn’t Have Anything to do with Trade from Mets to Blue Jays

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

For the first time this century, a reigning Cy Young Award winner has changed teams. And in the process, R.A. Dickey has been reunited with former New York Mets teammate Jose Reyes in Toronto, where the Blue Jays are suddenly becoming an unexpected favorite in the American League. R.A. Dickey joined ...

David Wright is ‘Beyond Thrilled’ to Stay with Mets, Feels Confident About Recruiting Free Agents to New York

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

It's official: David Wright has signed up to stay with the New York Mets, most likely for the rest of his career. The Mets third baseman signed his $138 million, eight-year contract -- the largest in team history -- this week. Wright has great expectations for the Mets moving forward and ...

Sandy Alderson On Mets 2012 Payroll: “From my standpoint I think it’s lower then it certainly had been discussed with me.”

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Let's get one thing straight: Fred Wilpon is a self-made millionaire who started up his own real estate business while he was poor growing up in New York City. Wilpon made an enormous lapse in judgement as he decided to make a few off the cuff remarks about Jose Reyes, ...

Sandy Alderson: “I love a manager that will sort of kick ass and take names.”

Monday, November 1st, 2010

After spending a ton of money and getting to the playoffs only once during Omar Minaya’s tenure, the New York Mets decided to go in a different direction and have hired former Oakland A’s President and GM, Sandy Alderson, to replace him.  Alderson, who had been working with MLB to ...