Category: 10-11 Offseason
Wally Backman: Tea Party Candidate?

Wally Backman: Tea Party Candidate?

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Being that it's Election Day and all, I wonder if the next Mets manager could be based on the results of a vote by the people? Of course this is a fantasy, but hypothetically ...

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Quick Primer on Wally Backman

Quick Primer on Wally Backman

Of all the potential candidates to be interviewed for manager of the New York Mets by General Sandy Alderson, only one has a detailed resume available in video form -- both on DVD ...

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2010 Analysis: Ryota Igarashi

2010 Analysis: Ryota Igarashi

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When the Mets opened camp in mid-February, Kelvim Escobar was penciled in as the setup man. Because of Escobar’s injury history, the Mets signed fireballing Japanese closer Ryota ...

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Since It Doesn’t Matter Who the Manager Is …

Since It Doesn’t Matter Who the Manager Is …

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Now that Sandy Alderson is in charge, and we know he does not believe a manager has any impact on a team's success or failure -- provided, of course, said manager follows orders ...

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Four Answers To Anti-Wally Questions

Four Answers To Anti-Wally Questions

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Before the interview process starts, the beat writers and blogosphere are already counting out Wally Backman as a viable candidate for Mets manager in 2011. Let's address the ...

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Will Sandy Alderson Answer the Steroid Question?

Will Sandy Alderson Answer the Steroid Question?

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Ian O'Connor of ESPN-NY points out an intriguing chink in Sandy Alderson's armor -- and wonders if he'll apologize for it: ... when he steps to the microphone as Omar Minaya's ...

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Sandy Alderson May Choose a Former Met to Manage

Sandy Alderson May Choose a Former Met to Manage

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It's not yet official but Sandy Alderson as Mets' GM is as good as a done deal. So next we move on to who will be the next Mets manager? If you are a loyal reader of MetsToday ...

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Why I Haven’t Been Writing About the GM Drama

Why I Haven’t Been Writing About the GM Drama

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For the past few weeks, I've received several emails from MetsToday readers asking why there has been little to no coverage of the Mets' search for a new General Manager. First ...

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