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Sandy Alderson Newsbeat

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mets GM Sandy Alderson takes leave of absence to be treated for cancer

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is taking an immediate leave of absence to undergo treatment for cancer.

Addressing the media Tuesday, Alderson said his cancer had returned in April and that he is undergoing chemotherapy. Alderson had previously been diagnosed with cancer in December 2015.

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: June 26, 2018 at 05:04 PM | 29 comment(s)
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Easy to imagine the end of Sandy Alderson-Mickey Callaway regime

Monday’s 6-4 loss to the Pirates was the Mets’ seventh in a row and 14th in their last 15 home games. They are 31-45, which means they are 20-44 since an 11-1 start to Callaway’s rookie season as manager. The Marlins now have one more win than the Mets.

Much has been made of Callaway’s odd comments, such as when he said New York was a tougher place to play than Cleveland and seemed to suggest his players couldn’t handle it. He had another one on Monday, when he said of the Mets’ pitching in Sunday’s extra-inning loss to the Dodgers: “Other than the seven homers [allowed], we did OK.”


Sandy needs to go. The argument for him is that the Wilpons would hire someone worse. Sure, that could happen but it’s become increasingly clear that Sandy is not someone who can build a consistently good team. He’s been the GM for a long time with very little success. Even the 2015 Mets were not a great team, but a good one that got hot at the right time.

Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: June 26, 2018 at 02:20 AM | 15 comment(s)
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