In regards to manager Terry Collins’ contract status, Sandy Alderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York the following:
“Look, it would be disingenuous to say, ‘No, it won’t be an issue. Sometimes it becomes an issue. I think it’s a function of whether Terry makes it an issue, or the club makes it an issue, or the media makes it an issue. …I don’t think the club or Terry will make it an issue. If it does become an issue, we’ll manage the issue. I understand the possibility it could become something. I hope it doesn’t.”
I posted on this not too long ago, and as usual Sandy Alderson is taking the naive approach. Of course Terry Collins or the team won’t make it an issue. But the media WILL. Collins will be asked about it almost daily as soon as camp opens in 30 days and it will become a distraction.
How many times have I written right here on this blog that Alderson is NOT proactive, he’s reactive?
There’s your proof… Read that quote one more time…
I think once a GM goes more than 10