Tag: Terry Collins

Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Innings Limits Are Problematic For October Baseball

The Mets’ most recent post-trade deadline surge has the team, fans and writers all thinking optimistically to the potential for October baseball in Queens for the first time since 2006. While everything from the team’s offensive surge to the Nationals’ inability to get out of their own way bodes well for the Metropolitans as October […]

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Matt Harvey Has Not Allowed A Run In 15 Innings

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Has Not Allowed A Run In 15 Innings

 Matt Harvey was overpowering versus the Colorado Rockies last night. He fired eight scoreless innings while striking out four batters to gain his 11th win of the season. He dominated the Rockies’ lineup for the entire contest as his fastball and changeup command were on point. Harvey did not walk a single batter all evening. […]

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Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Was Scratched With Bad Back

Lucas Duda was scratched from Tuesday night’s lineup due to a stiff back, said manager Terry Collins. It was initially believed that Duda was getting a routine game off with a left-handed pitcher on the mound. Daniel Murphy is starting at first base in Duda’s place, with Michael Cuddyer making his return to the lineup […]

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D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Homers, Having Fun, Believes In Team

Travis d’Arnaud homered off Jon Gray in the second inning for his fifth home run of the season. It was his first home run since June 20, the last time any Mets catcher has homered. It was also his single that ignited last night’s rally in the seventh inning, which led to a come-from-behind 4-2 victory […]

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Juan Lagares In Right Field?

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares In Right Field?

General manager Sandy Alderson tells Tim Rohan in the Times there is no consideration — for now, at least — to have Juan Lagares undergo surgery on his balky right elbow. “We never seriously considered surgery at any time,” Alderson tells Rohan. “It’s something that, if it gets worse, we may reconsider. But at this […]

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Colon Struggles Yet Again, Should Mets Be Concerned?

An article by posted on August 10, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Struggles Yet Again, Should Mets Be Concerned?

During the Mets 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay, Bartolo Colon allowed four runs and nine hits in 6.2 innings. He surrendered the go-ahead home run to Rays’ rookie Richie Shaffer in the 7th inning, which put Tampa up for good. The loss was Colon’s 11th of the season and New York’s second in a row […]

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Amazin’ Thoughts: Wright’s Pumped, Leaving Miami, Sparky Says

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Thoughts: Wright’s Pumped, Leaving Miami, Sparky Says

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post caught up with David Wright while he was rehabbing at the Mets complex in Port St. Lucie. The Mets’ captain continues to work his way back and suddenly it’s becoming easier and easier to envision him batting in the Mets lineup again. It’s getting real. Someone pointed out […]

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Terry Collins’ New Job

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins’ New Job

So now he has to manage.  Actually manage, rather than serve as a glorified babysitter, de facto player development coordinator and punching bag for the fans and media forced to persevere with the patience of Job Yes, in the strictest sense, Terry Collins has a new job.  In more ways than one. Off the top, he’s […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

Recently acquired Yoenis Cespedes is known for his bat and speed but is also quite an adept defender in the outfield. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a day after Cespedes told manager Terry Collins he prefers center field to a corner spot, the new Mets outfielder got his wish. Cespedes started in […]

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Oh, And Some Guy Named Harvey Pitched A Gem

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
Oh, And Some Guy Named Harvey Pitched A Gem

Lost in all of the excitement and all of the drama that unfolded at Citi Field on Friday night, was a scintillating performance by Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. In what was his most dominating performance of the season to date, Harvey overpowered the Washington Nationals, retiring the first 16 batters of the game until catcher Jose […]

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For Terry’s Future, It’s Playoffs or Bust

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
For Terry’s Future, It’s Playoffs or Bust

After Tuesday night’s 4-0 win against the San Diego Padres, Terry Collins told the media that he doesn’t believe there’s too many teams out there that would want to face the Mets pitching staff in a playoff situation. He’s probably right about that. After all, what manager would sign up to face something to the […]

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