Hudgens: Mets GM's hands are tied

Updated: May 28, 2014, 10:28 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens suggested New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson's hands are tied by ownership restrictions, inhibiting his ability to put a winner on the field.

"If they want a winner in that town, then I would let the purse strings loose and let Sandy do what he wants to do," Hudgens told "The Michael Kay Show" on ESPN New York 98.7 on Tuesday afternoon.

Hudgens was fired after Monday's loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, which dropped the Mets' record ...

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