Tag: Terry Collins

Lucas Duda Getting His Chance To Shine At First Base

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Getting His Chance To Shine At First Base

When New York Mets manager Terry Collins railed at his listless team for not taking advantage of the opportunity to make an impression toward 2014, he had Lucas Duda in mind. “This is his chance to play every day at first base. That’s where he likes to play,’’ Collins said last night. “We’re hoping he relaxes at the plate. […]

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Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Frustrated With Rookies, D’Arnaud Is Helpless Against Breaking Balls

After getting swept in a four-game series against the Washington Nationals, Terry Collins said he plans to address his team again, and made some pointed remarks to the team’s rookies. “You’d think some of these guys would grab the opportunity that’s in front of them because of the injury issues on our club to say, […]

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Classless Frank Francisco Needs To Go

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Classless Frank Francisco Needs To Go

Gary Cohen: Why would Francisco throw at Jayson Werth? Ron Darling: Because he’s a fool, that’s why. The New York Mets brought back Frank Francisco from oblivion this season because their bullpen was depleted, but also in the off chance somebody might be desperate enough to trade for him. After his despicable display Thursday afternoon at Citi […]

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Is Collins Sending His Team The Right Message?

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Is Collins Sending His Team The Right Message?

New York Mets manager Terry Collins has recently been speaking with a sense of urgency we haven’t heard regularly this season. With the Mets in the midst of losing 10 of their last 12 games, it can be hard to ascertain whether Collins’ intent is to spark his team with the allure of 2014 jobs […]

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Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Struggle Again, Swept By Nationals At Citi

If an incompetent team loses in an empty stadium, but nobody is there to see it… do the anguished cries of Mets Fans everywhere make a sound? The Mets (64-81) lost to the Nationals (77-69) by a score of 7-2 Thursday afternoon, sealing a 4-game sweep for Washington on the road. Aaron Harang started for […]

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Alderson Made It Known Backman Had No Chance Of Managing The Mets

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Made It Known Backman Had No Chance Of Managing The Mets

Manager Terry Collins will return to manage the Mets next season, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Even with the Mets’s September record at 2-8, he will not be held responsible for wins and losses on a team that is lacking major league talent and will have it’s fifth losing season in a […]

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Mets Add Pedro Lopez To Coaching Staff, Pass On Wally Backman

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Add Pedro Lopez To Coaching Staff, Pass On Wally Backman

Binghamton Mets manager Pedro Lopez has joined the Mets coaching staff for the remainder of the season. However, Las Vegas manager Wally Backman will not be joining Terry Collins’ staff, according to ESPN New York. Backman was added to the Mets coaching staff last year. Not surprised at the Backman snub, but I’m happy for Lopez whose […]

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Mets Victimized By Long Ball Again In 6-3 Loss To Nationals

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Victimized By Long Ball Again In 6-3 Loss To Nationals

With the Tragic Number at 2, the “Playoff Push” is in serious jeopardy… The Mets (64-79) lost to the Nationals (75-69) Tuesday night by a score of 6-3. Dillon Gee got the start for New York and quickly put himself in a hole, giving up a run in each of the first three innings, including a […]

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Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

Mets utility infielder Justin Turner, who left Tuesday’s game after six innings with right hamstring tightness, will get an MRI this morning and be evaluated by team doctors. Turner later told reporters,”I came in and the trainer said to shut it down,” according to ESPN New York. “I’ve never had any hamstring problems before. Hopefully it’s […]

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D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

An article by posted on September 10, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud and Flores Are Both Slumping Badly

As Met fans, who have been conditioned to focus on the future, we all waited anxiously for the debuts of Wilmer Flores and Travis d’Arnaud this season. Flores appeared first and hit the ground running, driving in nine runs in his first seven games. The 22-year old was batting .286 with a .762 OPS until […]

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