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Latest Sandy Alderson Items
Calling the New York Mets a "marquee franchise," new players' union head Tony Clark is paying attention to the team's payroll.
Mets GM Sandy Alderson told team executives in a staff meeting this week that the team can and should win 90 games this season.
As they've done for two years running, the New York Mets are inviting their top pitching prospect to spring training to compete for a roster spot.
The Major League Baseball Rules Committee voted on Wednesday to eliminate collisions between catchers and baserunners at home plate, setting up a second vote by the players to determine whether the new rules will take effect in 2014.
During his 13-year career as an All-Star catcher, Mike Scioscia earned a reputation for being as tough as anyone when it came to blocking home plate.
Pete Rose sounded bowled over.
Discussion to limit or ban collisions has intensified since May 2011, when San Francisco's Buster Posey was injured by Florida's Scott Cousins. Posey, an All-Star catcher, sustained a broken bone in his lower left leg and three torn ligaments in his ankle, an injury that ended his season.
Talk about change in baseball.
The 32-year-old Granderson comes over from the crosstown Yankees, giving the Mets much-needed power in their punchless outfield. He batted .229 with seven homers and 15 RBI this year, when injuries limited him to 61 games. But he surpassed 40 homers in each of the previous two seasons.