NEW YORK — Sandy Alderson will step down as president of the New York Mets when the workforce finds his alternative.
The 74-year-old Alderson, a most cancers survivor who has served two stints as New York’s normal supervisor, will transfer to a brand new function as particular advisor to homeowners Steve and Alex Cohen and the senior management workforce.
The primary-place Mets introduced the plans Thursday night earlier than internet hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates on Roberto Clemente Day in Main League Baseball.
“For me personally and for the group, it is the suitable time for this transition,” Alderson mentioned in a press release. “We’re having a profitable season, now we have made a number of key additions to our senior management workforce and now we have constructed a robust and forward-thinking tradition. When the time comes, I’m trying ahead to persevering with to help Steve, Alex and the group in a brand new function.”
Alderson was the Mets’ normal supervisor from 2010 to 2018. He returned to the membership as president when Cohen purchased the workforce in November 2020 and assumed normal supervisor tasks operating baseball operations as soon as once more for some time earlier than Billy Eppler was employed as GM final offseason.
“Once I requested Sandy to return again to the workforce, it was for an outlined time frame and with a selected mandate — revive our tradition and this iconic franchise for our followers, companions and workers,” Steve Cohen mentioned. “Sandy has completed these very issues and extra and now we have begun a seek for his successor. Once we discover that individual, I’ve requested Sandy to proceed in a brand new function as particular advisor to me and the senior management workforce.”