Tag: Terry Collins

Do Mets Have What It Takes To Pry Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki From Rockies?

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Do Mets Have What It Takes To Pry Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki From Rockies?

John Harper of the Daily News reports that it’s no secret the Mets would love to trade for Carlos Gonzalez, and one baseball executive with insight into the Rockies’ thinking says Colorado is likely to seriously consider offers for Gonzalez and even Troy Tulowitzki this winter as it looks to rebuild. However, the Rockies would be looking […]

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Familia to Continue Pitching in Winter Ball Down in the Dominican

An article by posted on September 15, 2013 0 Comments
Familia to Continue Pitching in Winter Ball Down in the Dominican

It’s been a long road back to the major leagues for Jeurys Familia this season. He last appeared with the Mets in the bigs on May 8th, then underwent surgery on June 5th to clean out a bone spur and loose bodies in his pitching elbow. While he was working to get himself back into […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

Frank Francisco was removed from the first game of today’s doubleheader after injuring his right thumb on a hard come-backer off the bat of Logan Morrison. Christian Yelich scored on the play. David Aardsma replaced Francisco with a runner on second base and two outs in the eighth inning. Terry Collins said there was significant […]

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Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s […]

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LaTroy Hawkins Was Masterful Last Night, Has Excelled As Mets Closer

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
LaTroy Hawkins Was Masterful Last Night, Has Excelled As Mets Closer

When the New York Mets begin their annual winter task of building their bullpen, they’d be wise to consider three names instrumental in beating Miami last night at Citi Field. Yes, Lucas Duda gets props for a three-run homer, Jon Niese pitched into the seventh, and Andrew Brown took advantage of a rare start by […]

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Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Zeroing In On 161 Games Played, Murphy Is The Mets’ Man Of Steel

Terry Collins praised second baseman Daniel Murphy for staying in the lineup down the stretch while battling nagging issues, according to ESPN. Last night’s win over the Marlins was Murphy’s 145th game of the season, and he could play in 161 of the team’s 162 games this year. “Make no mistake, Dan’s beat up,” Collins said. “He plays […]

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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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