Tag: Terry Collins

Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler’s Improved Command Was On Full Display

Zack Wheeler pitched what may have been his best start of the season in Thursday night’s 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The young righty brought his A-game to Citizens Bank Park, using every pitch in his arsenal to stifle the Phillies offense and pick up only his second win of the season while improving […]

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Hudgens Fires Back: Loosen Purse Strings If You Want A Winner

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Hudgens Fires Back: Loosen Purse Strings If You Want A Winner

Recently ousted Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens was a guest of Michael Kay on ESPN Radio where he said: “If they want a winner in that town, I would let the purse strings loose and let Sandy do whatever he wants.” This basically goes to what most of us have been saying all day here; […]

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Francesa Rips Alderson, Says He’s Failed Miserably

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Francesa Rips Alderson, Says He’s Failed Miserably

Mike Francesa had harsh criticism for Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins who he says have been “God awful” this season. “Sandy walked into an easy gig for a GM. Everybody knew whatever GM came in would get a free pass running the Mets for their first two years. It was a no-brainer, rebuild and dump […]

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D’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Cleared For Baseball Activities

May 22 Travis d’Arnaud has been cleared by team doctors for baseball activities, according to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. Additionally, d’Arnaud will be going back to an old school helmet and mask now. May 21 Terry Collins told reporters a short while ago that Travis d’Arnaud has passed preliminary concussion tests and will see a […]

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Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

Guaranteed playing time or not, the Mets commitment to Chris Young should not last too much longer given his recent struggles. At some point the Mets will have to pull the plug on Young and start giving his playing time to more worthy and productive players. For some odd reason manager Terry Collins decided to […]

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Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

I had an interesting exchange with a couple of friends over the weekend when I voiced my exasperation with the Mets and Terry Collins in particular. They contested my belief that Collins is to blame for some of the perplexing lineups that have come our way of late. These lineups are odd, they defy explanation, […]

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Lagares To Return Tomorrow, Won’t Go On Bereavement List

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares To Return Tomorrow, Won’t Go On Bereavement List

May 20 Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that Juan Lagares is expected back from the DR on Wednesday and that he will not be placed on the bereavement list. Lagares traveled to the Dominican Republic late Sunday night, while mourning the death of a family member, team officials told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The […]

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Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada Batting .077 Since Reclaiming Shortstop Job

Since reclaiming the everyday shortstop job from Wilmer Flores, who held the position for two days, Ruben Tejada is batting .077 (1-for-13). Tejada won his job back after the Mets swept the Yankees in the Bronx to begin the Subway Series. Tejada went 1-for-4 in each game, prompting manager Terry Collins to make make the switch. […]

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Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Has Chris Young Been Guaranteed At-Bats? #FreeLagares

Center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the starting lineup on Saturday, when the Mets take on the Nationals at 4:05 PM. Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that the reason Lagares has not been in the lineup for four of the last five games is because he has better offensive options among […]

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Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

Where the heck is Juan Lagares and why isn’t he in the starting lineup every day? Terry Collins has committed countless blunders during his tenure as manager of the Mets, but none of them have stoked the ire of Mets fans, writers and analysts alike, as the way Collins is handling one of the brightest […]

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