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Here now is the recap of Sandy Alderson's conversation with Mike Francesa on WFAN on Thursday (which is best viewed after the fact through twitter):
Sandy Alderson: "How do I feel about the bullpen? Well, let’s say ‘uneasy.’ "
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) January 18, 2013
"We're still confronted with 2013, and I'm not happy with the preparation for 2013." Sandy said #Mets
— Michael Baron (@michaelgbaron) January 17, 2013
Duda in LF, Kirk/Cowgill in CF, "Uh... um... a couple people" in RF, says Sandy #mets
— Andrew Vazzano (@TheRopolitans) January 17, 2013
Take a look at the last one. Now the optimist in me (and I keep that optimist in a cage and feed it only bread and toothpaste) wants to believe that this sounds like somebody who wants us to believe that the Mets still have a shot at Justin Upton. The cynic in me, meanwhile, believes that Alderson really forgot that he acquired Andrew Brown earlier t...
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