While talking to reporters at a luncheon at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson said that the future of the Mets is almost at hand and that they can become very competitive, very soon with just a move or two.
âWeâre getting to the point where we can be in the mix,â Alderson said on Monday. âI donât want anybody to believe this is a long-term project that has no possible realization anytime soon. Weâre at the point where we can make significant improvement in a hurry.â
He believes that signing a player of Bournâs caliber could help change the franchiseâs perception around the league and that negotiations are still ongoing.
âI donât think itâs a leap of faith to think we can be very good,â Alderson said. âItâs not that far off. This is not one of those things where, âOkay, gee, theyâre two, three, four years away.â No, weâve got the currency, which is the young talent, to be in play for some of these things and weâre not that far away.â
It sounds like Alderson feels confident th