August 2012 source Metsblog: Alderson on WFAN "We need an infusion of player, Productive players"
In closing, Alderson told Francesa he does not believe they will “be complacent over the course of the the offseason about bringing back the same team because we think it’s an inch away from success. I think we will take a step back and take a broader look at things. …After having watched this team for a couple of years. Maybe it’s time to make some moves.”
Then he quipped in October about the outfield or the lack there of;
Asked whether the outfield was his top priority this winter, the Mets GM replied: Outfield? What outfield? We're probably gonna have to bring the fences in another 150 feet! source Daily News
Now it sounds like another off-season in which they punt...
"I would expect the roster will look similar to the way it did at the end of last year -- with some exceptions," Alderson said Tuesday. "It's hard to speculate. When you think about it, the trade market, signing free agents and so forth, it's relatively young in the season. It's hard, really, to accurately predict where things will end up." source ESPN NY