Tag: Terry Collins

A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
A Fiery Alderson Says A 90 Win Season Is The Goal

Sandy Alderson continues to push his 90 wins mantra and said today that it wasn’t just an expectation, but the goal and a challenge for Terry Collins and the team. “It wasn’t a guarantee. It wasn’t a prediction. It was a challenge,” Alderson said. “It’s important for us to change the conversation. The 90 wins is […]

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Mejia Gets A Clean Bill Of Health For Friday’s Start

An article by posted on March 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Gets A Clean Bill Of Health For Friday’s Start

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Jenrry Mejia was given a clean report by the team doctor and according to Terry Collins, Mejia also threw a baseball on Sunday and was deemed healthy and ready to take his turn in the rotation on Friday, when the Mets face the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. […]

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From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

So it’s looks as though the Mets will be carrying both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda on the 25-man roster come Monday’s Opening Day. The injuries to both this spring precluded the team from being confident in naming a starter. It does look like though that Davis will get the first crack at the position. […]

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Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins told reporters that there are differing opinions among the Mets as to who should be the team’s fifth starter. Mets executives have yet to convene as a group to make a final call regarding the fifth spot in the starting rotation, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. But righthander Jenrry Mejia has […]

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Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Might Be The Most Lethal Weapon In Mets Bullpen

Terry Collins says he’s getting ready to lock in the seven pitchers who will comprise the Mets’ Opening Day bullpen. “Nine guys vying for those seven spots, and they’re going to be getting a lot of pitching,” Collins said. “It’s time to play it like we’re getting ready for the season.” One reliever who has locked […]

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Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins, Tejada and the Mess at Shortstop

There is a certain segment of the fanbase that will never give Terry Collins the benefit of the doubt. He certainly does not help himself when he does things like announcing to the media that Eric Young Jr. is his likely candidate for the lead-off spot, presumably to the detriment of fan-favorite Juan Lagares. But […]

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Davis and Duda Play in Minor League Game

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Davis and Duda Play in Minor League Game

  March 14 Ike Davis and Lucas Duda both played in a minor league game this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Both sluggers were designated hitters (how did that work?) and got five at-bats each. Davis went 1-for-3 with two walks, while Duda went 0-for-4 with one walk. The first base competition […]

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Gee Could Get Opening Day Start If Niese Isn’t Ready

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Could Get Opening Day Start If Niese Isn’t Ready

Terry Collins told reporters that Dillon Gee or Bartolo Colon will get the ball on Opening Day if Jon Niese isn’t ready to go. Niese made his first start of the spring today against the Cardinals and got roughed up for four runs in his two innings of work. Niese said his shoulder felt good, […]

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Wheeler Not Pleased After Tossing Three Scoreless

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Not Pleased After Tossing Three Scoreless

Zack Wheeler faced the Atlanta Braves for his second game of the spring on Sunday at Tradition Field. He threw three scoreless innings, allowed three hits, one walk and struck out three batters. Wheeler opened the first inning by striking out the first batter he faced and even though he looked to have a live […]

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Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

Closer Bobby Parnell was supposed to throw another side session on Sunday, however he talked his way into the game on Sunday – who knew Terry Collins was so easy. Parnell, who is coming back from surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck, made his first appearance of the spring and everything went […]

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