Former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya will be hired as a vice president of the San Diego Padres.
Sandy Alderson has been appointed as the New York Mets general manager, and is now responsible for rebuilding a big-spending organization beset by problems on and off the field.
Sandy Alderson’s hiring may help to dismiss two perceptions about the Mets – that they are financially strapped, and that management – Jeff Wilpon in particular – has micro-managed.
Former Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Josh Byrnes has met with the Mets ownership group in his bid to succeed Omar Minaya as New York’s GM.
The Mets have narrowed their search for a new general manager to baseball executive Sandy Alderson and former Diamondbacks GM Josh Byrnes.
Sandy Alderson is completing his first interview when he meets with the Mets on Thursday as they could only meet him for a half day last Thursday.
The New York Mets have interviewed Chicago White Sox assistant general manager Rick Hahn in their search to hire a GM. Josh Byrnes will meet with the Mets on Wednesday.
The Mets have begun interviewing candidates for their vacant General Manager position, and this week promises to be a busy one.
A spokesman for the Mets says the former Kansas City Royals GM spent most of Monday at Citi Field meeting with chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, assistant general manager John Ricco and other club executives.
Ousted executive Omar Minaya could have a future in Flushing if the Mets hire Sandy Alderson for their vacant general manager position, reports the New York Daily News.
he New York Mets plan to interview baseball executive Sandy Alderson next week for their vacant general manager position.
Starting their search for a new general manager, the New York Mets are set to interview Rick Hahn, Allard Baird and Josh Byrnes next week.
The Mets will announce shortly after the season that general manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel won’t be returning in their roles, sources say.