Tag: Terry Collins

Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

An article by posted on August 18, 2016 0 Comments
Niese Fizzles Out In D’Backs Win, Draws Praise From Collins

In his first start with his former team, Jon Niese appeared to be the antidote missing from the Mets pitching rotation, until the 4th inning reared it’s ugly head. Sailing through the first three innings, Niese stifled the D’backs with cutters in the 80’s until Rickie Weeks, Jr. and Yasmany Tomas took him back-to-back deep, […]

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Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Will Keep Standing By Curtis Granderson

The 2015 MVP of the New York Mets, Curtis Granderson, has been marred in a season long slump in 2016. Regardless of how poorly he has been at the plate, his manager, Terry Collins, has stuck by his side and will continue to do so. The Grandy-man had another uninspiring day at the plate in […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Bruce Is Loose, Where Do We Go From Here

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Bruce Is Loose, Where Do We Go From Here

Tonight MMO senior writer John Delcos of New York Mets Report talks to me about the latest in Mets baseball. We dissect the Mets deadline moves and whether it was a wise decision for Sandy Alderson to acquire Jay Bruce for Dilson Herrera. Is Jon Niese an important part of the rest of 2016? With […]

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Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Was Inches Away From Plating A Late Inning Rally

The Mets spent another night at the heartbreak hotel with a close play at the plate that could have given them a rare 9th inning rally. Battling back from a 6-1 deficit, New York pulled within one with runners on first and second when Travis d’Arnaud poked a two out single to shallow right. But […]

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The Frustration Continues To Build

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
The Frustration Continues To Build

The frustration continues to build. The losses continue to mount. There does not seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel as things look bleaker and bleaker by the day. The Mets dropped Saturday’s game by a score of 6-5. Detroit’s defense was giving them every opportunity to steal the game by […]

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Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
Are The Mets A Playoff Team?

Devin asks… How can anyone believe this Mets team is going to the playoffs? Last night, the baseball gods dealt the Mets some more bad news. Not only did they lose, but with the National winning again the Mets are now 9 games out of first place. Worse yet, the Dodgers, Cardinals, Marlins and Pirates […]

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The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Baron, Trade Reviews, Terry Collins’ Job

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Amazin’ Metscast: Michael Baron, Trade Reviews, Terry Collins’ Job

The Amazin’ Metscast – Episode Four In this week’s episode we are joined by Michael Baron as we discuss the trades the Mets completed during the August 1st trading deadline. We also delve into the job Terry Collins has done thus far and if he should indeed be the scapegoat for the Mets shortcomings this […]

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The Mets Center Field Dilemma

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Center Field Dilemma

The Mets acquisition of Jay Bruce was designed to solve the Mets’ offensive woes, and more importantly, their difficulty with hitting with runners in scoring position. However, the move coupled with Yoenis Cespedes‘ injury, only exacerbates the team’s center field problem. As Barry Bloom reports for MLB.com, Sandy Alderson admits it’s not an ideal situation. “As […]

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Mets’ Hitting Woes Extend Beyond Coaching, But Long Has To Go

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets’ Hitting Woes Extend Beyond Coaching, But Long Has To Go

The New York Mets look woefully bad at the plate with runners in scoring position. Is it Kevin Long’s fault? Absolutely not.  However, he needs to be fired anyway. It’s fair to say that it is unfair to criticize or blame the coach, but in this case, a change must be made for the sake […]

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Cespedes Ruled Out Of Tuesday’s Starting Lineup

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Ruled Out Of Tuesday’s Starting Lineup

Update – Aug 1 After tonight’s 6-5 loss to the New York Yankees, manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters and said that left fielder Yoenis Cespedes will not be in the starting lineup on Tuesday for a third straight game. Collins added that he is hoping that Cespedes will be available to pinch-hit, but he won’t know […]

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