Tag: Terry Collins

Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee failed him, retiring only one […]

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Jose Reyes Offers Value This Year… And Next

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Offers Value This Year… And Next

When the Mets decided to bring shortstop Jose Reyes back into the fray, after he elected free agency and departed after the 2011 season, walking away the as batting champ, many were split on how much the 33-year-old had left in him. After all, Reyes had been routinely injured after he signed his six-year, $106 […]

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Terry Collins Wants to Return in 2017

An article by posted on August 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Wants to Return in 2017

Terry Collins wants to return as manager of the Mets in 2017, according to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. “If I’m back – and hopefully I am – I’ll go after it the same way,” said Collins, who has one year left on his contract. “And if I’m not, I will say thanks a […]

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Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

In his first start with his former team, Jon Niese appeared to be the antidote missing from the Mets pitching rotation, until the 4th inning reared it’s ugly head. Sailing through the first three innings, Niese stifled the D’backs with cutters in the 80’s until Rickie Weeks, Jr. and Yasmany Tomas took him back-to-back deep, […]

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Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

The 2015 MVP of the New York Mets, Curtis Granderson, has been marred in a season long slump in 2016. Regardless of how poorly he has been at the plate, his manager, Terry Collins, has stuck by his side and will continue to do so. The Grandy-man had another uninspiring day at the plate in […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Bruce Is Loose, Where Do We Go From Here

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Bruce Is Loose, Where Do We Go From Here

Tonight MMO senior writer John Delcos of New York Mets Report talks to me about the latest in Mets baseball. We dissect the Mets deadline moves and whether it was a wise decision for Sandy Alderson to acquire Jay Bruce for Dilson Herrera. Is Jon Niese an important part of the rest of 2016? With […]

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Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

The Mets spent another night at the heartbreak hotel with a close play at the plate that could have given them a rare 9th inning rally. Battling back from a 6-1 deficit, New York pulled within one with runners on first and second when Travis d’Arnaud poked a two out single to shallow right. But […]

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The Frustration Continues To Build

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
The Frustration Continues To Build

The frustration continues to build. The losses continue to mount. There does not seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel as things look bleaker and bleaker by the day. The Mets dropped Saturday’s game by a score of 6-5. Detroit’s defense was giving them every opportunity to steal the game by […]

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Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

Devin asks… How can anyone believe this Mets team is going to the playoffs? Last night, the baseball gods dealt the Mets some more bad news. Not only did they lose, but with the National winning again the Mets are now 9 games out of first place. Worse yet, the Dodgers, Cardinals, Marlins and Pirates […]

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The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Baron, Trade Reviews, Terry Collins’ Job

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Baron, Trade Reviews, Terry Collins’ Job

The Amazin’ Metscast – Episode Four In this week’s episode we are joined by Michael Baron as we discuss the trades the Mets completed during the August 1st trading deadline. We also delve into the job Terry Collins has done thus far and if he should indeed be the scapegoat for the Mets shortcomings this […]

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Center Field Dilemma

The Mets acquisition of Jay Bruce was designed to solve the Mets’ offensive woes, and more importantly, their difficulty with hitting with runners in scoring position. However, the move coupled with Yoenis Cespedes‘ injury, only exacerbates the team’s center field problem. As Barry Bloom reports for MLB.com, Sandy Alderson admits it’s not an ideal situation. “As […]

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