Adam Rubin posted some comments from Mets GM Sandy Alderson on his blog at ESPN New York. Alderson seemed to enjoy responding to most of the questions he was asked with plenty of humor and dripping with sarcasm.
Honestly, I’m not a big fan of that and I don’t see other GMs doing it. I’d prefer a more direct and professional approach from our top executive, especially with the way things have gone for this organization in the last few years. It hasn’t been a laughing matter… But anyway…
On the state of the outfield particularly, Alderson quipped: “What outfield? We’re gonna bring those fences in another 150 feet.”
Asked where the outfielders will come from, the GM again quipped, saying: “A cardboard box?”
Lucas Duda in left field, though? “Yes,” Alderson said. “He does come with a lot of furniture, though. I mean baggage. I’m sorry. He’s very definitely in the mix. We’re counting on him.”
And Kirk Nieuwenhuis in center field: “I think he may be. It’s conceivable. Now