It’s on my reading list but I haven’t gotten around to it yet. Has anyone read the book? If you have, I’m interested in your thoughts on Sherman’s take.
This relationship seems headed to a breakup.
In the end, though, someone who knows the GM well said he believes Alderson thought “it wouldn’t have been fair” to Collins not to give him a chance to manage a team that finally has enough talent to contend.
An excerpt from Steve Kettmann’s upcoming book.
There is another general manager centered book coming out. This one is about Sandy Alderson and his trial and tribulations at running one of the lowest payrolls in the biggest market.
“I’d been working on this book for nearly four years when I suddenly found myself wondering: Why was Alderson cooperating?”, Kettmann writes on page 331. “Part of the answer was simply that I’d asked him at the right time, just as the Former state charities bureau regulator was taking over as Mets GM. ... Then, ...
Cuddyer says he has never had a gay teammate that he has known of. Daniel Murphy says he has not either.
He too is ready for a gay teammate, he says. The Mets consulted players this winter before bringing Bean in and Murphy called the idea “forward thinking.” More than just listening to a seminor or speech, it was an opportunity to get to known an individual. He regretted that he had not had the chance to meet Bean yet.
Murphy, a devout Christian, said he would embrace Bean despite a ...
Bobby Ojeda doesn’t sound like a fan of Sandy Alderson.
You have to love some of this stuff.
“We expect to have conversations about pitching while we’re here,” Alderson said, referring to the winter meetings, which run through Thursday morning. “I’m not sure we’ll do anything while we’re here, but I expect to have conversations and get a better idea if it’s possible.”
As for trading Colon, Alderson added: “We like Bartolo. We like him for the money he’s signed this season. Frankly, we’re not looking to trade him.”...Read More...
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