I guess this is where the agent part of the new GM works. Brodie Van W. Reached out to Steven Matz already. It seems like this might be a good first interaction with the players.
This is from the N.Y. Post.
“I think it’s an exciting time for the Mets,’’ lefty Steven Matz said Thursday night at his Tru32 charity bowling event at Bowlmor Lanes in Times Square. “Brodie did reach out to me already, which is really cool just to get to know him, and he kind of said, ‘If you need anything just give me a call.’ ’’Read more here.
Van Wagenen is making the adjustment from big-time agent to big-time GM and understands the value of relationships. One source told The Post Van Wagenen has reached out to all players on the Mets roster as he builds a GM foundation.
“I think it’s a unique situation for sure,’’ Matz said. “I think we are all excited about it. Brodie reached out to me, which is really cool and I’m sure he is doing that to all the other guys as well. I think everybody is excited. It’s a new year, we got Brodie coming in and let’s see what he can do.’’