Found October 01, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
When Mike Francesa asked Sandy Alderson if he felt comfortable with Ruben Tejada at shortstop next season, he didn’t hesitate to convey his dissatisfaction with the shortstop position as whole. “Well I think the problem is that you can’t go into the season with three or four below average positions… You can’t go into the season with a bunch of positions that are below average.” “Can we go into the season with what we had last year? Well we got by with Quintanilla and Tejada and so forth, but that’s not what we’re trying to do next season so it’s definitely an area we have to look at.” A couple of weeks ago, TexasGusCC submitted a Fan Shot which did a nice job of examining the shortstop market this offseason. He dispels the prevailing theory that the Rangers would be trading one of either Elvis Andrus or Jurickson Profar this offseason, and instead proposed that second baseman Ian Kinsler is the player the Rangers would prefer to trade. As far as what other shortstops will be avail
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