Jeff Wilpon told reporters tonight on a conference call that he, John Ricco and team executives will meet tomorrow with Sandy Alderson.
He said the team is looking to hire a GM, and no candidate – from this group – is being considered for another role.
So far, he says, “We are extremely happy with what we’ve seen.”
Updated at 6:10 pm:
Wilpon also said many names have been mentioned by the GM candidates about potential managers, some of whom he had not been considering.
Updated at 6:15 pm:
Ricco said the three candidates so far have all said Ownership’s level of involvement with the Mets is similar to what occurs with other teams around the league.
Updated at 6:18 pm:
Wilpon acknowledged – without naming names – that there had been interesting candidates, who are under contract with other teams, who the Mets are no longer considering for their vacant GM position.