Chat w/Adam Rubin- Mets GM, Manager Positions

Manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones Wally Backman gets vocal during a game on July 31, 2010 in Brooklyn, NY (Photo by Jack Shea / Meet The Famous) Photo via Newscom

http://view.picapp.com//JavaScripts/OTIjs.js Today, (Oct 12th) I was able to jump in on a chat that was hosted by Adam Rubin, ESPN.com, that was held, lunchtime, earlier today. He was actually conducting the chat from Yankee Stadium where the Yankees were having a full squad workout. The whole chat can be found here…. I’ve posted a screenshot of one of my questions regarding Beltran but I found many of the questions asked during the chat were excellent, including the questions before and after mine. Screenshot of chat w/Adam Rubin Although I think that the Mets GM search could essentially be over before it starts because Sandy Alderson is interested in the position, Mr. Rubin also reminds me that this is a too simplistic approach to searching for a GM and there are so many other qualities that should be considered.

  • In regards to another question as to whether Adam’s interview for the GM position has been setup yet, he did state that he was “under contract“.

Sounds like he’s still “Lobbying” for a position. Where’s Omar?

Mets GM Search is Over Before It Even Starts

The Mets GM search is over. Sandy Alderson, currently fighting corruption on behalf of MLB’s commissioners office in the Dominican Republic, has thrown his hat into the ring with the full backing of commissioner Bud Selig. Basically the commissioner’s office is telling the Mets “Get your act together and if you can’t we’ll do it for you”.

Here are the GM names that have been thrown around this past week as candidates for the Mets GM position… Sandy Alderson, Pat Gillick, Gerry Hunsicker and Terry Ryan. Three of them don’t want the job. I’ll give you a hint who the three are… none of their names are Sandy Alderson.

Sandy Alderson’s current position is working as commissioner Selig’s new point man to address the issues of the corruption of baseball in the Dominican Republic, the largest supplier of Major League Baseball talent outside the United States. ~wikipedia

The Dominican Republic also happen’s to be the largest supplier of talent to Los Mets. Continue reading “Mets GM Search is Over Before It Even Starts”