Tag: Terry Collins

Mets Set Franchise Record With 17 Run Shutout In Regular Season Finale At Citi

An article by posted on September 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Set Franchise Record With 17 Run Shutout In Regular Season Finale At Citi

As Major League Baseball mourned the tragic loss of Marlin’s ace pitcher Jose Fernandez, the #16 jersey bearing his name hung on the back wall of every doleful dugout. And on this somber Sunday at Citi Field, the Mets muscled their way through their emotions in their final regular season home game with a payback […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

An article by posted on September 25, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Tragedy Strikes, Final Week Won’t Be Easy

I kick off tonight’s show looking at the week ahead and comparing the schedules of the Mets, Cards and Giants. I also talk about how this team needs to approach a ballgame differently without their strong starting pitching. The tragic death of Jose Fernandez puts a monkey wrench into the series in Miami. The Marlins […]

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Does Jay Bruce Have a Postseason Roster Spot?

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
Does Jay Bruce Have a Postseason Roster Spot?

After 40 games played entering Wednesday night’s game, I think we can all agree that Jay Bruce has been a major bust since joining the Mets. His numbers since the trade that brought him over from Cincinnati are cringe-worthy; a stat line of .176/.255/.289 with four home runs, 11 runs batted in, 14 walks, and […]

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Terry Collins Put Jay Bruce on Notice Tuesday Night

An article by posted on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Put Jay Bruce on Notice Tuesday Night

Jay Bruce has been nothing short of a disappointment since joining this New York Mets club. Tuesday night, Terry Collins put the “star’ outfielder on notice. In the eighth inning with runners on base and two outs, the Braves brought in lefty reliever, Ian Krol to pitch to Bruce. In an unlikely scenario, Collins pulled […]

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Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

Terry Collins‘ dubious decision to rest his veterans and go with his Replace-Mets in the heat of a pennant chase paid some dividends as the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. New York now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat […]

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Where Would the Mets be Without Bartolo Colon?

An article by posted on September 17, 2016 0 Comments
Where Would the Mets be Without Bartolo Colon?

At 43-years young, you would not think what you are witnessing could be real. Bartolo Colon has dazzled opposing teams in 2016, helping to carry an injury depleted Mets rotation. Manager, Terry Collins for one could not fathom where this team may be if it was not for the masterful Colon. “I said it a […]

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Bruce-Less? I Don’t Think So…

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Bruce-Less? I Don’t Think So…

It was ugly… It was glaring… It was tough to take. Watching right fielder Jay Bruce strike out with the bases loaded in the first inning against Tanner Roark on Wednesday, in a game we lost 1-0 to the Washington Nationals, had my insides in an uproar. I’m not sure why it bothered me so […]

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Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

Daniel Murphy started a ninth inning rally for the Nationals, but destiny was on the barrel of rookie T.J. Rivera’s bat, as he launched a tie breaking solo shot in the top of the 10th to keep the Mets in sole possession of the second wild card spot. The native New Yorker accounted for three of […]

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Another Terry Collins Flub Leads To Loss

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Another Terry Collins Flub Leads To Loss

For the second time in a week, Terry Collins made a costly decision that may have lead to another loss. The Mets are at a time of year where they cannot afford to throw away any games. In Monday’s 8-1 loss to the Washington Nationals, Collins opted to let Rafael Montero hit for himself in […]

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Seth Lugo Shines in Turner Field Finale

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
Seth Lugo Shines in Turner Field Finale

Seth Lugo continues to be a bright spot for this Mets rotation. In Sunday’s 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves, Lugo yet again put forth a quality start. Lugo had a nice day in Atlanta as the Mets said goodbye to Turner Field. Seth went seven innings on the day while allowing just two runs […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Replace-Mets Shine, 40-man Questions, Minor League Recap

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Replace-Mets Shine, 40-man Questions, Minor League Recap

I am joined by MMO Senior Editor Michael Mayer, who also runs MMO’s MetsMinors.net, during today’s show. Michael and I talk about the contributions of the “Replace-Mets” such as Seth Lugo, Robert Gsellman, Josh Smoker and T.J. Rivera. Michael has followed these guys throughout their minor league careers. Is he surprised? Can this continue and help […]

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