Tag: Terry Collins

Mets To Stick With Six Outfielders

An article by posted on July 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Stick With Six Outfielders

Terry Collins told reporters that he fully intends to stick with his six outfielder configuration after the All Star break even if it means not carrying a true backup shortstop. Since going with this unorthodox roster, Ruben Tejada has started 19 games in a row at shortstop and has batted .266 with a .382 on-base during that span. […]

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David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Takes Night Shift As Barber

In an article on ESPN.com, Adam Rubin noted a funny incident that happened in the Mets clubhouse on Sunday. Apparently Jacob deGrom hit a ball while taking batting practice that just missed hitting David Wright who was stretching on the field. As payback, the Mets captain snuck up on deGrom with a pair of scissors and cut a lock […]

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Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

With Travis d’Arnaud’s 7th inning home run in last night’s ball game, the Mets have homered in 9 consecutive contests at Citi Field. This marks the longest such streak since the club moved over from Shea in 2009. Despite an overhaul of the sprawling dimensions at Citi Field prior to the 2012 season, the spacious […]

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Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minute: Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares

Yesterday, I was able to catch up with Jenrry Mejia and Juan Lagares before the game at Citi Field.  I asked them a variety of questions, ranging from what their favorite moments of the season were so far to where is the best place to eat in Citi Field. Both guys are very confident and […]

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Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Dueling Philosophies: Collins Says Mets Won’t Give Up Pieces To Help Other Teams

Sometimes I wonder if Terry Collins and the front office are on the same page. More often than not, it seems the Mets skipper operates in his own parallel universe doing his own thing, while the rest of the organization carries on without him in lockstep with Sandy Alderson’s agenda and plan for the future. […]

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Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Will Likely Miss Just One Start, Gee Will Face Braves On Wednesday

The Mets placed Jonathon Niese on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain on Sunday and promoted right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to take his spot on the roster. The team announced that Dillon Gee will be activated from the DL and make Niese’s start on Wednesday against the Braves. Terry Collins said that Niese is only expected to miss […]

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Alderson Confirms Syndergaard May Not Debut For Mets This Season

An article by posted on July 4, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Confirms Syndergaard May Not Debut For Mets This Season

Pretty much confirming the suggestion by Terry Collins that Noah Syndergaard may not pitch in the majors this season, Sandy Alderson reiterated that assertion. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York asked if it was possible that Syndergaard would be in the majors this season, and Alderson responded: “It’s conceivable, but I wouldn’t predict it.” “Obviously we still […]

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In Sandy We Trust?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
In Sandy We Trust?

Despite all of the offseason moves and despite all the talk of being a 90 win team, at 37-48, the Mets are now 11 games under .500 on July 3rd for the second consecutive year. At this point last season, the Mets were the same 37-48 featuring a lineup riddled with minor league players such […]

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Terry Has Them Playing Not To Lose

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Has Them Playing Not To Lose

What an stunning and deflating loss last night. I don’t mind losing, I can handle losing, but it’s the agonizingly, torturous ways we lose that kill me. And last night’s gut-punch was the worst of the season. You know, I started to get that feeling of impending doom in the bottom of the sixth when […]

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Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets With RISP, First Pitch Swinging, Deep Counts

Travis d’Arnaud is batting .143 (6-for-42) with RISP After another awful showing with runners in scoring position in Sunday’s loss 5-2 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins addressed the issue “We left a lot of guys at third base,” Collins said. “You think you’re out of it. You think you’re swinging good. And it […]

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