Tag: Terry Collins

Featured Post: Placing A Value On Ike Davis

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments

In the top of the eighth inning of last night’s game Ike Davis was scheduled to come up with David Wright on 3rd and 2 outs. Ike was 2 for 3 on the night with an infield hit and an rbi double. Most encouraging was his infield hit to the left side. Something I hadn’t […]

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Wheeler to the Bullpen? Wait, What?

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler to the Bullpen? Wait, What?

There are bad ideas and then there are really bad ideas, and the New York Mets considering using Zack Wheeler out of the bullpen falls into the latter category. Wheeler has thrown a combined 114.1 minors-and-majors innings this season with a cutoff number at 180. With the intent of limiting his innings, manager Terry Collins and pitching coach Dan Warthen are mulling using […]

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Two More Years! Two More Years!

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Two More Years! Two More Years!

It seems that recently, the Mets discussion has centered around the guy who is or isn’t writing out the lineup card. It’s likely a minority opinion, but I think the Mets need to lock Terry Collins up to a two year deal now, and put the discussion to rest. Wally Backman was my favorite player […]

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Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Team Executive Very Happy With Terry Collins And Team’s Recent Success

Mike Puma of the New York Post added some more context to an earlier statement and reported that a team executive was happy with the team’s performance since June 18 and that it bodes well for Terry Collins whose contract expires at season’s end. (Link via MetsBlog) “I think they’re doing a good job of […]

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Wheeler and Harvey Bringing Hope Back To Flushing

An article by posted on August 1, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler and Harvey Bringing Hope Back To Flushing

Zack Wheeler proved why he has the potential to transform the New York Mets into legitimate contenders this week after a sterling pitching performance that saw him take a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Marlins. The rookie righthander had his no-hit bid broken up with one out in the seventh and settled for […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Could Join Mets To Replace Buck, But Likely Centeno Gets Call

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Could Join Mets To Replace Buck, But Likely Centeno Gets Call

Updated Post 7/31 According to Adam Rubin, Travis d’Arnaud could join the Mets when John Buck leaves the team to be with his wife for the birth of his child which is expected to happen tomorrow. I’m not buying this… Joe D. Prediction: Catcher Juan Centeno, who must be added to the 40 Man Roster will get […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Recker To Catch Hefner, Sticking With 6-Man Rotation, No Tejada or Spin Till September

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Recker To Catch Hefner, Sticking With 6-Man Rotation, No Tejada or Spin Till September

METS (46-56) at MARLINS (40-63) RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-8, 4.17) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (3-3, 2.49) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner –RHP Game Notes Terry Collins says […]

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Hefner Looking For Some Redemption Against The Marlins Tonight

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Looking For Some Redemption Against The Marlins Tonight

After an amazing six week run, Jeremy Hefner has struggled in back to back starts against the Phillies and Braves who torched him for 13 earned runs and 16 hits over 6.1 innings. Before that, Hefner was flying high with a 1.76 ERA over his previous six starts, and the Marlins may be just the […]

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Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

Despite reports that right-hander Jeurys Familia could return this season after undergoing surgery to clean loose bodies out his right elbow on June 5, manager Terry Collins sounded less than optimistic. “I heard — now this is only hearsay — that there’s a possibility he may pitch again this year, that he’s really made fast strides after […]

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Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

   Based on what Terry Collins told reporters today, here is how the rotation will play out for the next six days: Saturday – Dillon Gee vs Nationals Sunday – Carlos Torres vs Nationals Monday – Jeremy Hefner vs Marlins Tuesday – Zack Wheeler vs Marlins Wednesday – Jenrry Mejia vs Marlins Thursday - Matt Harvey […]

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