Tag: Terry Collins

Noah Syndergaard Will Remain In The Rotation

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Will Remain In The Rotation

Speaking to reporters after Friday night’s 4-1 loss to the Pirates, manager Terry Collins emphatically said that Noah Syndergaard will remain in the rotation. “I like him a lot… Right now, he’s not going anywhere,” Collins said. “He’ll go back out there in five days, and we will see how he does.” Syndergaard pitched solidly […]

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Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Could Plawecki Stay On The Roster When d’Arnaud Returns?

With Travis d’Arnaud nearing a return from the disabled list, Terry Collins says that sending down Kevin Plawecki will be a hard decision. Even though Plawecki is batting only .205 with two home runs and 10 RBI during 21 games, Collins is impressed with how he has played defensively and handled the pitching staff. (Kristie […]

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Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Glad Gomez Is Okay, Has No Desire To Go Back To Minors

Despite getting hit with a 97 MPH fastball by Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Gomez thankfully managed to avoid a serious injury. Syndergaard handled the situation professionally as he regained his composure to finish the inning. He also had an awesome exchange with Gomez after the game on Twitter. With Dillon Gee nearing a return to the […]

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Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

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Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Makes History Batting His Top HR Hitter Ninth

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press reports that when Terry Collins made the decision to bat Wilmer Flores ninth in the batting order on Saturday versus the Milwaukee Brewers, he did something that hasn’t been done in nearly half a century. For the first time since April 30, 1967, the Mets were batting their top home-run […]

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The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but not for long. When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — […]

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Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

An article by posted on May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says He Will Continue to Use Alex Torres In Big Spots

Despite another wild outing by Alex Torres, Terry Collins doesn’t seem to be losing faith in the Mets enigmatic lefty. Collins says that he will continue to use Torres in high pressure situations. “That’s what he’s here to do,” Collins said. (Mike Vorkunov) Torres allowed a run and walked three batters during last night’s appearance. […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

An article by posted on May 11, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

Good news on the Travis d’Arnaud front as he has been cleared for baseball activity, according to Mets assistant GM John Ricco. D’Arnaud has been out since April 19, when he was hit by a pitch and suffered a fractured metacarpal bone on his right hand. The plan is to take it slow and ease him […]

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Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Communication Breakdown… Is Collins On Board With Flores As His Shortstop?

I’ve never quite wrapped my mind around the notion that Terry Collins is the right manager for these NY Mets. I have my reasons, mostly grounded in my skepticism about his handling of a very young impressionable group that could benefit from a more patient and supportive hand … But while it’s hard to complain […]

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Murphalicious! Murphy Blasts Game Winning Home Run

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Murphalicious! Murphy Blasts Game Winning Home Run

2015 has been a rough year Daniel Murphy, but Monday night’s performance could be a major turning point for him and the team as well. Murphy crushed a dramatic three run shot off of Marlins closer Steve Cishek in the 9th inning to give the Mets a 3-1 lead over their division rivals. He followed […]

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