Originally posted on Around Citi  |  Last updated 6/4/13
Today, MetsBlog’s Matthew Cerrone reported that if the Wilpons do not allow him to spend and the organization does not make major improvements to the major league club this offseason, Mets GM Sandy Alderson will not return after the 2014 season when his contract expires. This is major news for the Mets because Sandy Alderson feels that this team is ready to move into a playoff contender. If Alderson is allowed to spend this offseason, he is likely to go all in, whether it be free agency or the trade market, to put a winner on the field in 2014. Based on this, it would not be surprising to see the Mets go after a Carlos Gonzalez or Jose Bautista at either the trade deadline or during the offseason in order to get the outfield bat they desperately need. However, this also means that one of Wheeler, Montero, or Syndergaard will be moved in this deal. Even if they are still out of playoff contention come July, the Mets will clearly be buyers at the trade deadline. However, the fact that...
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