Sure sounds like Mets are moving on to Plan C - Alderson acts as POBO for another year, and hires a GM.
Mets Have Requested to Interview Twins’ Daniel Adler and Boston’s Raquel Ferreira | Metsmerized OnlineAndy Martino of SNY is reporting that the Mets have sent request to interview the Twins assistant GM Daniel Adler and Red Sox executive Raquel Ferreira for the Mets front office. Martino also notes that the Mets requested to talk to Dodgers executive Jeff Kingston, but were denied permission by...metsmerizedonline.com
While this is disappointing, IMO it is preferable to settling for a POBO that is not at least on your B list. Can try again next year, when Stearns (for one) will presumably be a free agent.