Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 12/5/11
Tonight on SNY’s Mets Hot Stove, Sandy Alderson spoke with Kevin Burkhardt about the state of the team, Jose Reyes, fan sentiment, and more. On how to convince the fans to buy tickets, attend games and convince them the fans can be contenders: “The goal over the next few months and as we get into Spring Training and into the regular season is to play well enough and put a product on the field that brings the fans back. That’s going to happen over a period of time, and not over the next week or so. … It’s a similar situation to what we faced last year, and you’re not going to convince people with a talking head, explaining why the team aught to be pretty good next year. We’re going to have to demonstrate it. We’re going to have to go out from the first day of Spring Training, and establish a style of play, and a success over the early part of the season that convinces people to say not only does the team have a chance to compete, but also they like the way it’s put together and they begin
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