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Terry Collins and the Road Less Traveled

An article by posted on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins and the Road Less Traveled

With the Mets just one out away from clinching their first division title in nine years, manager Terry Collins couldn’t help but shed some tears in the dugout as he looked on. These tears, unlike Wilmer Flores’ back in late July, were tears of joy. Sure, it’s been a long wait for the Mets and […]

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Terry Collins Honored By Manager of the Year Chatter

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Honored By Manager of the Year Chatter

Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports says Terry Collins has done enough to merit the Manager of the Year award in the National League. “In a league of Joe Maddon, Clint Hurdle, Mike Matheny and Don Mattingly, who’ve won their games and will get their Manager of the Year votes, nobody’s done more and put up […]

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Collins Says Team Looks Tight, However Wright Disagrees

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Team Looks Tight, However Wright Disagrees

After Tuesday night’s 6-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves, manager Terry Collins told reporters that the team has looked “tight” and “hit a wall” during their current homestand which has seen the team go 3-5. It will be the Mets’ first losing homestand of this season where they’ve played remarkably well at Citi Field. “Coming […]

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Terry Collins: This Is How You Win Pennants

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins: This Is How You Win Pennants

Denver beat reporter Tracy Ringolsby of MLB.com writes about how patience has paid off for Mets manager Terry Collins who is a big league manager for the third time. He is having fun, writes Ringolsby, and it is not just because the Mets are in first place in the National League East. Mainly it is […]

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Terry Collins Unsure Of His Future With The Team

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unsure Of His Future With The Team

With the recent success of the Mets, the pressure on the shoulders of manager Terry Collins seems to have lightened. Collins was asked Thursday about his future with the Mets and whether or not he has had any discussions with Sandy Alderson about the topic. “That’s a good question. I don’t have an answer for […]

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Lagares Rewards Collins With Impressive Day At the Plate

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Rewards Collins With Impressive Day At the Plate

During the Mets 4-0 win over the Rockies, Juan Lagares had one of his best games of the season. He collected three hits in five at-bats, and he drove in two RBI. He led off the game with a double in the first inning, and he then belted another extra base hit that drove in […]

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Alderson Gives Collins Vote Of Confidence, Replacing Him Never Discussed

An article by posted on July 4, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Gives Collins Vote Of Confidence, Replacing Him Never Discussed

Sandy Alderson told reporters in Los Angeles on Friday that it would be “grossly unfair” to put any blame about the the team’s play the last two months on Terry Collins and said there’s been “absolutely no discussion” about whether to fire the Mets manager. Alderson said the injuries that have led to the recent […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Mad As Hell

An MMO Fan Shot by Tom Starita After a lifetime of telling us to do this at Shea Stadium and Citi Field, I think it’s time to finally listen to Howard Beale… I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s on the disabled list or […]

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Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Now’s The Time To Replace Collins With Backman

Since their 11-game winning streak in April, the Mets have gone 23-32. In that span they squandered a dozen excellent pitching performances that they should have won. The team has lost all semblance of the fundamentally sound team we saw in April, and players look lost at the plate either striking out or hitting lazy […]

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How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

I should be numb after last night, but quite frankly I’m not. I’m not scared, devastated, or hopeless either. In fact I’m not feeling any of the emotions I’ve encountered in the Mets blogosphere this morning ranging from sad and pathetic to whiny and unsettling. Maybe it’s because watching the Mets offense get no-hit didn’t […]

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