So according to Andy Martino of the NY Daily News the Mets have prioritized that the next GM have the following qualities.
  • Toughness: He has to be able to stand up to players and have thick skin when it involves criticism from the media.
  • Balance: He has to use both traditional scouting and newer statistical analysis. Sabermetrics?
  • Vision: He has to articulate a plan to address the club's needs immediately and lead them as they enter a new era of financial flexibility as the contracts of Beltran, Castillo, Perez and Rodriquez  are about to expire.