Sandy Alderson

Alderson Excited About Mets This Spring

After watching his club go through all kinds of injury struggles last year yet make the postseason, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson improved the team by making a pair of major signings. He sent a message to the rest of the National League.

"We're all-in here. I think it's a credit to ownership that our payroll is as high as it is now, given where we have been as recently as two years ago and where our budget might have been," Alderson said on Sunday after New York's first full-squad workout. "We've had the fortune here recently of being able to take advantage of opportunities or not have to make moves primarily on the basis of payroll."

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