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Alderson Facing Rough Waters as Mets GM

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There’s no shortage of bad guys as we approach the lowest rungs of the Madoff inferno, starting with the monster himself. The legal system has had its way with history’s greatest crook, the cosmos eventually will do likewise. What’s left to determine is whether Fred Wilpon was party to the fraud, even indirectly, although there’s one victim in particularly who we wonder about.

That would be Sandy Alderson, who admitted he had no idea the Mets were on the verge of financial collapse when he became the general manager in October. “I wasn’t privy to all the details,” Alderson said during a conference call Monday, leading to the most piercing question: Would he still have taken the job had he known the Wilpons were in this much trouble?

Alderson, naturally,...

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