Tag: Terry Collins

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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Duda Breaks Out Of Slump With Home Run Barrage

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Breaks Out Of Slump With Home Run Barrage

After battling through a dreadful slump for almost two months, Lucas Duda broke out in incredible fashion during yesterday’s game. Duda crushed three home runs against Padres’ pitching, and he became only the 11th player in franchise history to accomplish this feat. He also joins Kirk Nieuwenhuis as the second player in team history to […]

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Terry Collins Sends Letter To Fan

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Sends Letter To Fan

I don’t know all the specifics and I don’t know who the actual parties involved are, but a reader emailed me an image of a letter Terry Collins wrote to a Mets Fan who recently lost their husband who was also a huge fan That was a pretty thoughtful thing for Terry Collins to do. […]

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Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

Noah Syndergaard delivered an electrifying performance on Tuesday night, tossing 8.0 shutout innings against the San Diego Padres and allowing just three hits while striking out nine. Thor, who took a perfect game into the seventh inning, became the first Met to toss at least eight shutout innings in one of his first 14 career […]

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Familia Will Remain Closer, Clippard Says “Nats Are Beatable”

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Will Remain Closer, Clippard Says “Nats Are Beatable”

Terry Collins told reporters at Citi Field that despite the addition of Tyler Clippard on Monday, Jeurys Familia will remain the closer of the New York Mets. Regarding the acquisition of Clippard, Collins said “We got a lot better today.” Clippard had 17 saves with Oakland this season to go with a 2.79 ERA and 1.190 WHIP over 38 […]

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