Tags: Alderson, Sandy

Mets 1, Marlins 0: The Mets, Their Season Mercifully Ended, Turn to G.M. Search

It was a weekend of goodbyes for the Mets. David Wright, the captain, had his emotional farewell on Saturday night. Less than 24 hours later, Jose Reyes, Wright’s longtime infield sidekick, took what was most certainly his final at-bat for the team. And after the starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard notched the final out of a…

Sports of The Times: The Mets and Yankees Are Playing Different Games

So, a reporter asked Ricco, you think you can compete next year? He asked this in the manner a psychiatrist might inquire after the mental health of a patient. “Yeah, definitely,” Ricco said. Oh, man. Where to start? Last year this putative contender lost 92 games. This season the team began the season with the…

Sports of The Times: The Mets Are Deeply, Thoroughly Broken

The Mets are a vase fallen from a high shelf and shattered. The way the team handled the departure this week of General Manager Sandy Alderson, who is taking a leave of absence to focus on treating his cancer, underlined the club’s broken nature. It is in hot pursuit of the worst record in the…