Tag: Terry Collins

Talkin’ Mets: Replace-Mets Shine, 40-man Questions, Minor League Recap

An article by posted on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Replace-Mets Shine, 40-man Questions, Minor League Recap

I am joined by MMO Senior Editor Michael Mayer, who also runs MMO’s MetsMinors.net, during today’s show. Michael and I talk about the contributions of the “Replace-Mets” such as Seth Lugo, Robert Gsellman, Josh Smoker and T.J. Rivera. Michael has followed these guys throughout their minor league careers. Is he surprised? Can this continue and help […]

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It May Be Time to Give Terry Collins Some Credit

An article by posted on September 9, 2016 0 Comments
It May Be Time to Give Terry Collins Some Credit

It has been an interesting year for this Mets team. Decimated by injuries, the team has stayed afloat. Manager, Terry Collins had been under severe scrutiny at various points of the season, he though weathered the storm. His team is now in sole possession of the second Wild Card spot and only a half game […]

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Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Fernando Salas Could Be 7th Inning Fixture

As September 1 was rapidly approaching, Sandy Alderson knew he needed to add a viable arm for a bullpen that has had inconsistencies and injuries throughout the 2016 season. Jim Henderson being overused and then succumbing to a DL stint due to bicep tendinitis comes to mind. Or Hansel Robles losing command and control in […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Keep Things Rolling in Cincy, Sweep Reds

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Keep Things Rolling in Cincy, Sweep Reds

3 Up 1. The ReplaceMets The Mets opened the series against the Cincinnati Reds just hours after they wrapped up their series against the Nationals late Sunday night. It was a quick turnaround, so Terry Collins opted to go with the B lineup for the early afternoon game. Luckily the Mets didn’t miss a beat. In […]

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Reyes Reclaims Leadoff Home Run Mark and Ignites Team

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Reyes Reclaims Leadoff Home Run Mark and Ignites Team

Jose Reyes has always been a catalyst for the New York Mets, going back to his rookie year of 2003. He was a heralded prospect, one that had Met fans giddy to see his plus speed, defensive range and cannon of an arm from short, and his larger than life personality, all that were easily […]

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Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

An article by posted on September 7, 2016 0 Comments
Bullpen Comes Up Big in 4th Consecutive Win for Amazins

It took seven Mets pitchers to contain the Reds on Monday night, and again manager Terry Collins is making all the right moves in a come from behind 5-3 victory on the road. The Mets got their 13th straight win over Cincinnati, keeping pace with the Cardinals who overcame the Pirates with four two out runs […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

An article by posted on September 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Granderson and Lugo

The New York Mets embarked on a tough stretch of games to close out August and usher in September. The Miami Marlins visited Citi Field for four games, followed by the first-place Washington Nationals for a three-game weekend series. The Marlins series was especially momentous, considering that both the Mets and Marlins are eyeing the […]

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These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
These Kids Are Alright: Montero, Lugo, Gsellman Come Through For Mets

From June 22 to August 3. Detroit’s rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer had five quality starts while winning seven consecutive starts. With the Mets swooning and Yoenis Cespedes dealing with injury, it was an opportune time for some media outlets to write about the young starter Mets GM Sandy Alderson gave up for the slugging left […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: The Veteran and The Rook

The 2016 season for the New York Mets can be described as an insanely long and arduous roller coaster ride. Boarding the ride is the beginning of the season, giddy and excited for it to start and see where it takes you. Then you slowly make the climb up the old wooden planks, creeping higher […]

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Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

An article by posted on August 29, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Cannot Continue to go to Hansel Robles in Big Spots

With the Mets having an opportunity to sweep the lowly Phillies Sunday, Terry Collins made a questionable call to the bullpen. With bases loaded and nobody out, Hansel Robles was called upon to try to clean up the mess. The problem is though that Robles has not been effective at all in the month of […]

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Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Young Arms and Healthy Bats Revive Mets Wild Card Hunt

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee failed him, retiring only one […]

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