Here's what we know about BVW to date:
1) He's still clearly very much an agent trying to be a GM. The smug "I'm the smartest guy in the room; I can sell anyone on anything with my unparalleled brilliance" sales pitches are really getting tiresome. Brodie, much as you seem to think that Mets fans aren't too bright and will fall hook, line, and sinker for your nonsense, we're all on to you and the Mets. Yes, you've made a series of moves, but the jury's definitely out...especially on the Cano trade. The fact that you were willing to give Grandal $15 million per season for four years is pretty scary...consider yourself VERY lucky that he turned you down.
2) It's clear that a huge part of BVW getting the job was having to accept "I'm a baseball man" Jeffy as his non-official assistant GM (I'm almost positive that the other two candidates let Jeffy know that there was no way in heaven or hell that they'd ever agree to such a thing). It's only a matter of time before this arrangement implodes, because Jeffy will only become more and more meddling as the months go on.
As for McNeil, yeah, he's been a nice (albeit brief) story so far, so of course the Mets are going to apply their reverse-Midas touch to it and sh!t all over it.
And like Has said perfectly, can this team for ONCE just put guys where they really should be playing? Why does this organization forever act like defense is some insignificant aspect not even worth considering? That apparently anyone can play anywhere? How many Todd Hundley, Lucas Duda, Daniel Murphy, and Dominic Smith-types do the Mets have to force into playing positions that they shouldn't before this franchise realizes that it doesn't work, often with disastrous results...and with the unfortunate player taking much of the flak? Hell, this is a fvcking "organization" that decided that poor Wilmer Flores (who was deemed to be inadequate to be a SS while in the MINORS) was suddenly capable of playing SS in the big leagues. This fvcking broken record never stops skipping.