Tag: Terry Collins

Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

Last night, Jeurys Familia showed why he’s the closer of the future for the Mets. He entered the game with one out in the eighth and finished off a five-out save. It marked Familia’s third straight outing of more than one inning and his fourth this season. Familia’s numbers this season are absolutely incredible. The […]

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DeGrom Establishing Himself As One Of The NL’s Best Starters

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Establishing Himself As One Of The NL’s Best Starters

Jacob deGrom improves to 6-4 on the season with a 2.41 ERA after another outstanding start during last night’s game. He pitched 8 scoreless innings while allowing just two hits against the Padres. San Deigo’s lineup looked completely overmatched as deGrom brought his best stuff to the mound. “This was probably the best game I […]

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Gee and d’Arnaud Expected To Be Activated During Next Road Trip

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Gee and d’Arnaud Expected To Be Activated During Next Road Trip

Dillon Gee pitched 6.2 solid innings last night during his final rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. He allowed two earned runs and five hits while striking out four. Gee has been on the DL since early May due to a groin injury, and his return will allow the Mets to expand to a six man […]

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Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Calls Team Meeting With Mets At Crossroads

After his Mets were swept out of Pittsburgh, manager Terry Collins insisted his team was not at a “critical juncture,” in the season – which I said they were several days ago – and that the team wasn’t “dead in the water.” It’s still May and they are 2.5 games behind the Washington Nationals – […]

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Noah Syndergaard Will Remain In The Rotation

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Will Remain In The Rotation

Speaking to reporters after Friday night’s 4-1 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins emphatically said that Noah Syndergaard will remain in the rotation. “I like him a lot… Right now, he’s not going anywhere,” Collins said. “He’ll go back out there in five days, and we will see how he does.” Syndergaard pitched solidly […]

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Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

With Travis d’Arnaud nearing a return from the disabled list, Terry Collins says that sending down Kevin Plawecki will be a hard decision. Even though Plawecki is batting only .205 with two home runs and 10 RBI during 21 games, Collins is impressed with how he has played defensively and handled the pitching staff. (Kristie […]

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Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

Despite getting hit with a 97 MPH fastball by Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Gomez thankfully managed to avoid a serious injury. Syndergaard handled the situation professionally as he regained his composure to finish the inning. He also had an awesome exchange with Gomez after the game on Twitter. With Dillon Gee nearing a return to the […]

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Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

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Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press reports that when Terry Collins made the decision to bat Wilmer Flores ninth in the batting order on Saturday versus the Milwaukee Brewers, he did something that hasn’t been done in nearly half a century. For the first time since April 30, 1967, the Mets were batting their top home-run […]

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The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but not for long. When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — […]

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

Despite another wild outing by Alex Torres, Terry Collins doesn’t seem to be losing faith in the Mets enigmatic lefty. Collins says that he will continue to use Torres in high pressure situations. “That’s what he’s here to do,” Collins said. (Mike Vorkunov) Torres allowed a run and walked three batters during last night’s appearance. […]

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