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Sport Sandy Alderson likely to return to Mets under new ownership?

03:45  21 september  2020
03:45  21 september  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Sandy Alderson is likely to return to the Mets in some capacity as part of the ownership change. Probably not as GM. Story up shortly. Alderson ’s return as GM seems unlikely. He held the position until 2018, when he left the role due to a recurrence of cancer. However, some sort of executive role

Barely 24 hours after Sandy Alderson ’s contract with the Mets expired last October, he got a Within days of Beane’s call, Alderson agreed to return to his roots in the Bay Area and work for his Whether Alderson had been forced out by Mets ownership or had grown tired of the job remains

Steve Cohen figures to make changes to the New York Mets’ organization, but one of those changes may involve a familiar figure.

Sandy Alderson wearing a suit and tie: The desire to bring back Sandy Alderson is understandable. The 72-year-old built the 2015 NL championship team and generally won praise for his management of the organization. © Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/NewsdayMCT The desire to bring back Sandy Alderson is understandable. The 72-year-old built the 2015 NL championship team and generally won praise for his management of the organization.

According to Andy Martino of SNY, Cohen plans to bring former general manager Sandy Alderson back to the organization in an unknown role.

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Richard Lynn " Sandy " Alderson (born November 22, 1947) is an American baseball executive. He is currently a senior adviser with the Oakland Athletics. He previously served as the general manager of the New York Mets from 2010 to 2018

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said he would take a leave of absence to address his Asked about his desire to return after treatment, Alderson said, “If I were to look at it on the merits “We’re well below our expectations, from ownership on down.” Alderson had not been traveling with

Alderson’s return as GM seems unlikely. He held the position until 2018, when he left the role due to a recurrence of cancer. However, some sort of executive role is a possible fit.

The desire to bring back Alderson is understandable. The 72-year-old built the 2015 NL championship team and generally won praise for his management of the organization.

It’s not clear what this could mean for current GM Brodie Van Wagenen. The current GM was recently caught up in an embarrassing controversy, and Cohen might want to bring in his own person for that position, too.

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The Mets announced that general manager Sandy Alderson has signed an extension of undisclosed length with the team. Previous reports had indicated that Alderson was likely to sign agree to a new two-year deal following the expiration of his previous contract, which ran through the end of 2017.

Finally, Alderson — not to mention Mets ' ownership — certainly understands that Cespedes has a must-see star-quality that makes him hugely popular Cespedes, meanwhile, enhanced his value with another strong season, and baseball people feel he'll be a lot less likely to sign another short-term

Sandy Alderson wearing a suit and tie: The desire to bring back Sandy Alderson is understandable. The 72-year-old built the 2015 NL championship team and generally won praise for his management of the organization. © Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/NewsdayMCT The desire to bring back Sandy Alderson is understandable. The 72-year-old built the 2015 NL championship team and generally won praise for his management of the organization.

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Alderson to become Mets president if Cohen is approved as owner .
Sandy Alderson will become president of the New York Mets and oversee all baseball operations if Steve Cohen is approved as the team's next owner, Cohen wrote in a statement the New York Post's Joel Sherman obtained on Thursday. "Sandy is an accomplished and respected baseball executive who shares my philosophy of building an organization and a team the right way," Cohen said. "I am excited to have Sandy in a key leadership role with the Mets if my purchase of the team is approved."Alderson served as Mets general manager from 2010 to 2018 before taking a leave of absence due to a recurrence of cancer.

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