Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/14/14
MetsBlog’s Matt Cerrone has learned that unless the Mets let Sandy Alderson spend money to improve the team this coming offseason, he will resign as general manager of the team after 2014. Sandy Alderson wants to significantly move this franchise forward in the next year or so. And, if it doesn’t happen, or if he isn’t allowed to spend a good portion of new money coming off the books because revenue is down again, he may very well choose to leave the team after his contract expires after 2014. I’m surprised this post of his got by the censors at SNY. If this is true, it only validates what I’ve been saying that Alderson’s only years where his teams went to the post season was when he had one of the top five payrolls in baseball when he was with Oakland. I never bought into this whole “Sandy can win without spending” mantra that has dominated his tenure in New York. Without spending, Alderson has presided over eight straight losing seasons going back to San Diego and Oakland. By the ...
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