Mets GM Sandy Alderson Receives Contract Extension

Sandy Alderson is again, however the Mets are usually not saying for a way lengthy. The Mets introduced that that they had agreed to an extension with their common supervisor Wednesday night time, however declined to present the main points of the contract.

A group supply stated that it’s a two-year extension, as anticipated.

Alderson was employed after the 2010 season to interchange Omar Minaya. In his seven years on the helm, the Mets have made back-to-back playoff appearances, together with an look within the 2015 World Collection. Alderson was honored because the 2015 Baseball America Govt of the 12 months.

However throughout his tenure, the Mets are simply 551-563 total.

The 12th GM in Mets franchise historical past, Alderson has needed to information the Mets by means of turbulent monetary occasions because the Bernie Madoff scandal embroiled possession early on in his tenure. To try to rebuild the franchise, Alderson lower payroll and shedded long-term contracts that had been emblematic of earlier regimes.

“I am excited that Sandy will proceed to steer the group,” stated Mets COO Jeff Wilpon in a brief assertion launched by the group Wednesday night time.

“I really feel that we’ve got some unfinished enterprise,” Alderson stated in the identical assertion. “Spring Coaching is across the nook and our quest to return to the postseason will proceed.”