Tag: Terry Collins

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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Mets vs Nationals: Young Leads Off As Gee Looks To Continue Solid Streak

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Nationals: Young Leads Off As Gee Looks To Continue Solid Streak

New York Mets at Washington Nationals Dillon Gee (7-7, 4.07) vs. Dan Haren (4-11, 5.79) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game […]

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Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need More Pitching More Than They Need Marlon Byrd

There’s an old adage in baseball: you can never have enough good pitching. There’s another adage in life: you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Beat both in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy and you’ve got something resembling the 2013 New York Mets. […]

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

Before Sandy Alderson rolled into town and traded Carlos Beltran a couple of weeks after drafting Brandon Nimmo with his first selection in the 2011 draft, the top prospect for the Mets was Jenrry Mejia. However, by July of that season, he was merely an afterthought as he was beset by injuries that included Tommy […]

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Eric Young Is Ready To Return To Lineup Today

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Is Ready To Return To Lineup Today

Eric Young Jr, who was scratched with a sore knee before the start of yesterday’s first game, is expected to return to the lineup today against the Nationals. Young experienced soreness a day after his collision at first base with Tim Hudson on Thursday. Young says he is not in any pain and proclaimed himself […]

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Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Finally Gets His Due

Sometimes I wonder where would the Mets be right now if they had only started the season with Juan Lagares as their Opening Day centerfielder as I had hoped all along. As he tore up Triple-A pitching to the tune of .346/.378/.551 while playing the best centerfield I’ve ever seen since Carlos Beltran was in […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

An article by posted on July 26, 2013 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Demoted, Jenrry Mejia Added To 25 Man

Kirk Nieuwenhuis was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas after tonight’s 2-1 loss to make room for Jenrry Mejia on the 25-man roster. Terry Collins said Mejia would not be returning to the minors with the Mets needing to take the roster back to 25 players, and suggested the Mets were preparing to use a six-man rotation that includes […]

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Featured Post: Lets Not Go Chasing Rainbows… Stay The Course

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Lets Not Go Chasing Rainbows… Stay The Course

This morning, I found myself motivated to chime in on a subject that has befuddled me all season long. What are we? You’re talking about 60-something games left, so it’s going to be an uphill battle. It’s not just catching them, it’s you’ve got to pass other teams. We were awful for a good portion […]

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Niese To Start Rehab Next Week, Familia Throwing In St. Lucie

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Niese To Start Rehab Next Week, Familia Throwing In St. Lucie

According to Terry Collins, Jon Niese threw a bullpen session today and will appear in rehab games starting next week. He will begin his rehab stint with the Gulf Coast Mets. Niese has been off his game this year, pitching to a 4.32 ERA in 14 starts that have spanned 77.0 innings. He has given […]

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