Tag: Terry Collins

MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

An article by posted on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
MLB’s Pending Ban on Jeurys Familia Puts Mets in a Tough Place

The New York Mets have been waiting a long time to hear from Major League Baseball about Jeurys Familia‘s expected suspension. Familia was charged with domestic abuse on October 31, 2016. A complaint filed in court revealed that Familia caused bodily injury to another resulting in a bruised right cheek and scratched chest of the victim. The […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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Mets Morning Report: David Wright Continues To Throw In Secrecy

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: David Wright Continues To Throw In Secrecy

Good Morning everyone. New York Mets captain, David Wright continued his throwing program on Tuesday as he played catch from 60-70 feet, making approximately 30 throws. Wright continues to make his throws away from admiring eyes as he looks to get his arm back to game shape while reportedly doing so on unknown backfields. Manager, […]

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Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Is Zack Wheeler’s Future In The Bullpen?

During Terry Collins‘ first Spring Training press conference, he overtly stated that Zack Wheeler is a starting pitcher. With the Mets publicly considering using Wheeler in the bullpen, at least to start the season, Collins’ statements reminded me of how Bobby Valentine once held a similar opinion about Jason Isringhausen. Back in 1999, the Mets were […]

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Collins Says Mets Will Do Some Amazing Things In 2017

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Says Mets Will Do Some Amazing Things In 2017

The Mets have never appeared in three straight postseasons, but according to Terry Collins, there is a first time for everything. “We can do some amazing things,’’ Collins told Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. “Last year we showed so much character. Two years ago everything went our way. Last year we had to make […]

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Nimmo Will Participate In WBC For Italy, Conforto Won’t

An article by posted on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
Nimmo Will Participate In WBC For Italy, Conforto Won’t

The World Baseball Classic is an event among 16 countries that is now held every four years. Around this time, many players are added to their respective countries’ teams. New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo was one of those players and will be playing with Team Italy according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Morosi […]

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What Should We Expect from Robert Gsellman in 2017?

An article by posted on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
What Should We Expect from Robert Gsellman in 2017?

The New York Mets continue to produce great pitching prospects as we saw this past season with the emergence of Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo. As we enter the 2017 season, it will be interesting to see what we get from these young pitchers, specifically Gsellman in this case. As Zack Wheeler is likely headed to the […]

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Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Will Not Play Winter Ball

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has not and will not play any winter ball this offseason. Despite Terry Collins‘ (and probably most people’s) recommendation for him to play winter ball and get as many reps as possible, Conforto’s representatives are not allowing it because it poses a ‘financial risk,’ according to Adam Rubin on Twitter. Juan […]

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Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Reed Should Have Continued Success Closing

While Sandy Alderson and the front office continue to scour the market for bullpen help via free agency and through trades, the Mets feel confident in their closer heading into 2017. No, not Jeurys Familia, who will likely be suspended to begin the 2017 season due to his arrest for his role in a domestic […]

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Tim Tebow to Play in Grapefruit League Games

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tim Tebow to Play in Grapefruit League Games

Tim Tebow’s quest to become a Major League baseball player has not run it’s course quite yet. The New York Mets intend to have Tebow in their Minor League camp come spring training. Mets General Manager, Sandy Alderson discussed Tebow’s next steps during the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. Although Tebow will not be assigned to […]

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