Mets hire ESPN's J.P. Ricciardi

Updated: November 2, 2010, 7:43 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Former Toronto Blue Jays general manager and current ESPN analyst J.P. Ricciardi took a front-office job with the New York Mets on Tuesday, the team announced.

Ricciardi will be special assistant to newly hired general manager Sandy Alderson. The two worked together for 12 years with the Oakland Athletics.

"He's going to be valuable in connection with a lot of things that we do, but particularly player-related activities -- amateur, pro scouting, player development, trades, ...

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