Tag: Terry Collins

Byrd Takes The Hit For Two Botched Plays In Mets Loss

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments

After losing a pair of battles with the sun on Sunday, Marlon Byrd took the blame following the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Royals. “You come to the park and never think you’re going to feel like you’re the reason you lose the game,” Byrd said. “But today, I put that on me.” Both of Byrd’s botched […]

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Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

Zack Wheeler lasted just five innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 6-2 to win the three-game interleague series. Wheeler, now 4-2, lost for the first time in six starts. He gave up four runs — three earned — and issued five walks in his ninth start of the season. The […]

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Bullpen Woes: Parnell Still Unavailable, Aardsma Has 5.06 ERA Since July 8

An article by posted on August 4, 2013 0 Comments
Bullpen Woes: Parnell Still Unavailable, Aardsma Has 5.06 ERA Since July 8

After last night’s 4-3 loss to the Royals, Terry Collins told reporters that Bobby Parnell has been prescribed muscle relaxers for his sore neck and that he would still be unavailable for Sunday’s game. His status remains unclear. David Aardsma, who is the acting closer for now, has a blown save and a loss in […]

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Royals vs Mets: Turner Gets Nod At 3B, Satin In At 1B, Hefner Takes The Hill

An article by posted on August 3, 2013 0 Comments
Royals vs Mets: Turner Gets Nod At 3B, Satin In At 1B, Hefner Takes The Hill

Royals (Bruce Chen, 4-0, 2.09) at Mets (Jeremy Hefner, 4-8, 4.21 ERA) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Josh Satin – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Justin Turner – 3B Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Notes Terry Collins […]

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Feliciano Promoted To Replace Injured Edgin

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Feliciano Promoted To Replace Injured Edgin

UPDATE: Mets announced that Pedro Feliciano has been added to the 40 man roster and will join the team to replace the DL bound Josh Edgin. Feliciano, 36, has retired all six batters he has faced — four lefties, two righties — over three appearances since the promotion from Binghamton to Las Vegas. Overall, Feliciano has made 22 […]

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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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