Found September 26, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
MetsBlog transcribed comments made by GM Sandy Alderson who appeared in the SNY broadcast booth during the fifth inning of last night’s game. First lets read what he had to say, then some commentary. “We’ve looked at pitches-per-plate appearance, from the first half and second half, and they’re down significantly in the second half. I think that sometimes has to do with a mix of personnel. If you go back and look at who we had in the lineup consistently over the last year and a half – because, really the buy-in (to our offensive approach) was over the last year and a half  - and when you don’t approach it that way, it can have an effect on the overall approach (of the team). That’s not an indictment of anybody, but there are certain players we’ve had playing over the last two or three months that don’t reflect our approach as well as others. … We didn’t hit with men in scoring position with two outs, and a lot of other things in the second half. But, it really underscored some of the
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