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There's some more worthwhile reading on Sandy Alderson, this time from Anthony DiComo, who writes an extensive profile of the Mets' GM.
Matthew Artus says there's no need to be afraid of the discussion of steroids as they pertain to Mike Piazza. He argues that baseball fans should try to contextualize players from the era rather than guess who was or wasn't involved with steroids. A couple of reactions to that piece worth reading: Craig Calcaterra focuses on the Mitchell Report while Patrick Flood considers PED use alongside Hall of Fame overcrowding.
Brian Joura has a projection of the Mets' 2011 Opening Day roster.
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Jonah Keri of Fangraphs explains how teams can work towards putting a playoff contender on the field and build for the future at the same time.