Tag: Terry Collins

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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Collins Clawing to Keep Clubhouse ‘Calm’ Amidst Chaotic Chatter

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Clawing to Keep Clubhouse ‘Calm’ Amidst Chaotic Chatter

According to Adam Rubin, Terry Collins ordered his club to turn up the tunes in the clubhouse after another disheartening loss where the Mets were only able to muster six hits during their third consecutive debilitating defeat.  Collins is trying to keep the team loose and light, and continues to avoid admitting the sky is […]

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Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Holds Team Meeting After Mets’ Third Straight Loss

After Friday night’s 6-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies, manager Terry Collins held a team meeting to address the malaise after the team’s third consecutive loss and to address the mounting frustration with failing to produce with runners in scoring position. “First of all, we have a good team,” Collins said. “We’re going through a […]

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Familia Blows Second Consecutive Save as Mets Fall 2-1

An article by posted on July 28, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Blows Second Consecutive Save as Mets Fall 2-1

The New York Mets (53-48) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies (50-52) by a score of 2-1 at Citi Field Thursday afternoon.  With the loss, the Mets temporarily move to 6 games back for the division lead.   The Washington Nationals will take on the San Francisco Giants tonight at AT&T Park. Pitching: Jacob deGrom followed one […]

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Jose Reyes Has Grade 1 Intercostal Strain

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Has Grade 1 Intercostal Strain

After tonight’s 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, manger Terry Collins told reporters that shortstop Jose Reyes was at the hospital and had suffered a Grade 1 intercostal. Collins said it would keep Reyes out for a few days. A Grade 1 strain is considered the least severe. Reyes apparently suffered the injury while […]

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It’s Crunch Time

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Crunch Time

With the trade deadline only 10 days away, everyone is wondering what big moves the Mets can make to jump start the club and get them back to being the team we saw during the final two months of the 2015 season. That’s all well and good but not as simplistic as it would seem. […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Jake and Juan to the Rescue

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Jake and Juan to the Rescue

An abbreviated week of play was in store for the New York Mets, as the 87th All Star Game was played last Tuesday at Petco Park in San Diego. The American League won the game 4-2, and secured home field advantage for the World Series this year. The Kansas City Royals were well represented in […]

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Collins Plans To Have Cespedes In Lineup Sunday

An article by posted on July 17, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Plans To Have Cespedes In Lineup Sunday

Terry Collins told reporters after Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Phillies that had the opportunity presented itself Yoenis Cespedes could have appeared as a pinch-hitter in the game. “If one of those guys got on in the ninth he was going to hit,” Collins said. “But we’re not going to run him up there unless […]

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