Ricco stays with Mets, promoted to senior strategy officer

Baseball 01/29/19, 18:52

John Ricco is staying with the New York Mets and has been promoted to the new position of senior vice president and senior strategy officer.The 50-year-old will report to chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon — a son of owner Fred Wilpon — on business and finance projects. The Mets said ...

Alderson hired as A’s senior adviser in baseball operations

Baseball 01/29/19, 15:13

Sandy Alderson is returning to the Oakland Athletics as a senior adviser to baseball operations after previously working 17 seasons with the club in various capacities.Alderson led the A's when they won three straight AL pennants from 1988-90 and a sweep of the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series against the San ...

JP Ricciardi leaving New York Mets after 8 seasons

Baseball 11/09/18, 18:22

J.P. Ricciardi is leaving the New York Mets after eight seasons.The Mets announced his decision Friday, a day after the end of the annual general managers' meetings and 11 days after hiring Brodie Van Wagenen to succeed Sandy Alderson as general manager.Ricciardi was hired as a special assistant to Alderson ...

Melvin likely would keep Callaway as Mets manager

Baseball 10/23/18, 15:09

If hired as general manager of the New York Mets, Doug Melvin likely would keep Mickey Callaway as manager.The former Texas and Milwaukee GM has his second interview Tuesday with the Mets, meeting with owner Fred Wilpon and his son, chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen and ...

Agent Van Wagenen, Melvin, Bloom are Mets’ GM finalists

Baseball 10/22/18, 22:10

Agent Brodie Van Wagenen interviewed Monday to switch sides and become general manager of the New York Mets and is among three finalists along with former Milwaukee GM Doug Melvin and Tampa Bay senior vice president of baseball operations Chaim Bloom.The 44-year-old Van Wagenen has been co-head of CAA Baseball ...

Mets’ disappointing season a ‘roller-coaster’ of emotions

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:22

On the final day of an emotionally draining season, Mickey Callaway knew exactly how to describe what he just went through with the New York Mets."It's been a roller-coaster ride," the rookie manager said. "There definitely were highs and lows."New York said goodbye to captain David Wright, general manager Sandy ...

Mets assistant GM: Callaway expected back next year

Baseball 09/25/18, 19:28

Mets assistant general manager John Ricco says he fully anticipates rookie skipper Mickey Callaway coming back next year despite New York's disappointing season.Ricco might not be the one making that call, though. He has been running baseball operations along with special assistants J.P. Ricciardi and Omar Minaya since GM Sandy ...

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