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Highlights From The Terry Collins Interview

An article by posted on December 15, 2010 0 Comments

New Mets manager Terry Collins, dressed in his red holiday garb, was also kind enough to answer some questions at the Christmas party. As with Alderson, the bulk of the conversation focused on the Cliff Lee signing. “Certainly I was shocked, but I know better than to be shocked in our business,” said Collins. “They […]

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Tim Teufel Expected To Be Promoted To Buffalo Bisons Manager

An article by posted on December 9, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Tim Teufel is expected to be promoted to manager of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. With Ken Oberkfell expected to be named the bench coach for Terry Collins on the major league staff, Oberkfell’s former position as Triple-A Buffalo manager is expected to go to ’86 Met Tim Teufel. Teufel […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Giving Thanks That Manager Search Is Over

An article by posted on November 25, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we: Give Thanks the Mets managerial search is over; talk about the hot stove, and marvel (not really) at the dream team in suits. First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to all the Mets faithful out there. Please, eat your meals with your families without bringing up another dismal campaign. It will […]

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From Left Field: Dissecting The Hiring of Terry Collins

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

Though the “decision” did not have as much hype as that of LeBron James’ over the summer, it’s official: Terry Collins is the 20th manager in New York Mets team history. As a fan, I find myself as cautiously optimistic about this hiring. To be honest, I had no true preference among the four candidates […]

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Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins To Be Introduced Tuesday At 11:00 AM

The Mets will introduce Terry Collins as the team’s new manager tomorrow, at a press conference in Citi Field at 11:00 AM. According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, Terry Collins is getting a two-year deal from the Mets. That sounds about right.  Original Post 5:00 PM Despites rumors that first Bob Melvin would be named […]

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Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

Man, oh man… Reading all these sob stories in the last few hours is really irritating to say the least. Oh woe is us, the Mets have hired Terry Collins, and our holy begotten savior Wally Backman was skipped over despite all of his astonishing achievements with the South Georgia Peanuts and his mighty feats in the […]

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From Left Field: Life After The Selection Of The New Manager

An article by posted on November 19, 2010 0 Comments

So it looks like the Mets will have a new manager sometime before Thanksgiving. The four candidates have completed the second round of interviews in an attempt to secure a position that will be heavily scrutinized over the next season. Once the manager is chosen, the Mets need to switch their focus to importing some […]

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It’s Down To The Wire And The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

There is plenty of interesting news and notes circulating around the Mets blogosphere for you to sort through this morning, so I’ll try to get all of you caught up as best as I can. Lets begin with this poll Matt Cerrone conducted on MetsBlog that asked the $64,000 dollar question. Obviously that is some pretty overwhelming evidence […]

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I Love Backman, But…

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

I won’t sugar coat things for you (as if you’ve ever worried about the Coop doing that)…I LOVE Wally Backman.  LOVE HIM.   When My Summer Family was still in operation, I wrote a piece called “Backman is the Answer.  What was the Question?“  This detailed why I was upset that the Mets didn’t at least […]

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Hurry Up And Wait

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

Does it seem to you, as it does to me that in many respects the job Sandy Alderson has is about as contentious and uphill as Chris Christie – Governor of New Jersey? No matter your political persuasion – if you have one at all – one has to admit that both men have more […]

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