Found February 22, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
PLAYERS: Sandy Alderson
TEAMS: New York Mets
Mets GM Sandy Alderson (@MetsGM) answered questions from his followers on Twitter today. While most of the questions were kind of silly or irrelevant, these responses were interesting:

Tuesday in PSL: Collins, Santana, Turner, #7

New York Mets starter, Johan Santana threw his second bullpen session of the Spring this afternoon at Digital Domain Park; tossing 29 pitches from a mound. Upon completion of his session, the former Cy Young Award Winner told reporters he was feeling good, but is still taking it “one step at a time”: Photo taken by Mets Official Twitter Feed It’s been a tough time, a lot of...

Mets Tee Off At Field 7

Here is a video of what the players had to say about Field 7 yesterday, which were making some of them play and feel a little Ruthian to say the least. David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda became the first players to test out the new dimensions on Field 7 which has been altered to match the new outfield dimensions at Citi Field. Several of the balls landed between the new...

Angels sign RHP Isringhausen to minor league deal

Veteran right-hander Jason Isringhausen has agreed to a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels. The 39-year-old Isringhausen agreed to the deal Wednesday. He went 3-3 with a 4.05 ERA while pitching in 53 games for the New York Mets last season, his 15th in the majors. Isringhausen is third among active players with 300 career saves despite missing most of the 2009 season...

Vote for Ike!

Look up and down the Mets roster. Try and find an all-star. I dare you. The reality of the roster that Jeff Wilpon has commissioned to send into spring training is looking more and more like the 1962 Mets than anything I have seen since the early 2000’s. And even then, at least the Mets had Mo Vaughn. In all seriousness though, with the idiotic rule of every team having to have...

Mets have commitments for 7 of 10 shares

The New York Mets have commitments for seven of the 10 ownership shares of $20 million each they are trying to sell to pay off debt and raise capital. The sale of the limited partnership units will not take place until all 10 can close at the same time, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because talks were ongoing....

The Future Similarity is Spooky

There was something very interesting and eerie regarding the plea deal made by former Mets clubhouse manager, and everybody's favorite Chris Carlin lookalike, Charlie Samuels on Tuesday. Check out the quote by Queens D.A. Richard A. Brown:  "The defendant was a once trusted employee of the New York Mets who, by his guilty plea, admits that he took advantage of his position...

Mets' Tejada remains in Panama while trying to obtain visa

Terry Collins knows that Ruben Tejada is not late. He also knows that the young man who will replace Jose Reyes has already impressed with hustle and precocious baseball instincts. The manager even called himself “selfish” for wishing that Tejada was already in Port St. Lucie. But still, despite all those qualifications, Collins’ visceral desire remains: He wants Tejada in camp, now.

It’s All About the Little Things

With spring training games just around the corner, many fans are wondering what to make of this team. Obviously, I think it would be too soon to just make judgements based on names. This isn’t a video game (As much as I love MLB The Show), so anything can happen. Whether you take injuries, breakout seasons or any other factors into account, we could get an excellent result from...

Around the NL East: Johan Santana ready for Opening Day?

<a href="" target='_new' title='Mets' Santana, Collins optimistic' >Video: Mets' Santana, Collins optimistic</a> “Suave, amigos. Everything is under control...

K-Rod sues former agents

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against his former agents at the Wasserman Media Group. "We are going to purse all of our legal options in the immediate future to the fullest extent possible,'' K-Rod’s attorney Richard Johnson said. "As you can see in this lawsuit, there were multiple incidents of concealment.'' In December...

Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada delayed by minor visa issue

Tejada expected in camp on time

Underachieving OF eyes return to form

PORT ST. LUCIE — Jason Bay has got it all figured out — sort of. The underachieving left fielder arrived at Mets camp yesterday ready to forget about the last two seasons and give his team some bang for its $66 million. “For everything I’ve done in my career, I haven...
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