Tag: Terry Collins

It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, says that there are a few managers on the hot seat as the 2015 baseball season begins, and many more with seats that are lukewarm or getting there. But it’s safe to say there’s only one manager where there’s a book out to verify how hot his seat is. That’s […]

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Still No Decision On Mets Fifth Starter As Race Tightens

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Still No Decision On Mets Fifth Starter As Race Tightens

After another dominant performance by Rafael Montero on Monday, the question as to who will be named the team’s fifth starter between him and Dillon Gee rages on. Montero strengthened his case with six scoreless innings against a stacked Marlins lineup, allowing just two hits, walking none and striking out six batters. It was vintage […]

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Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

In yesterday’s start against the Washington Nationals, prospect Matthew Bowman was excellent. Bowman pitched five scoreless innings, and he allowed just two hits and one walk. Bowman wasn’t originally scheduled to pitch, but he got the spot start in place of Jon Niese. Niese instead pitched in a simulated game in order to work on […]

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Alderson Says Ticket Sales Was Consideration In Home Opener Decision

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Ticket Sales Was Consideration In Home Opener Decision

General manager Sandy Alderson acknowledged that bumping Matt Harvey from the home opener at Citi Field was in part based on maximizing ticket sales. From Adam Rubin: “You’re assuming people are more interested in seeing Harvey pitch than Jacob. That’s probably true, but not something that I would acknowledge.” As for selling extra tickets for Day […]

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Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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Danny Muno Is Seizing The Moment

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Danny Muno Is Seizing The Moment

With Daniel Murphy questionable for the start of the season with a hamstring injury, another spot on the Mets Opening Day roster could be up for grabs. Sandy Alderson said few days ago that prospect Daniel Muno is being considered to fill in for Murphy, and Muno has seized the most out of this potential […]

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Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

MLB Network Radio host and former Mets GM Steve Phillips predicted that if former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decides to return to managing in 2016, it will be with the Mets. That’s a bold prediction by Phillips and if it were to happen it would certainly be a huge hit with the fans and […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

The Mets just announced that Zack Wheeler has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will likely need season-ending Tommy John surgery. Wheeler will travel to New York City today to confirm the diagnosis and discuss his next steps with team orthopedist Dr. David Altchek, but Tommy John surgery is […]

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Spring Training Roster Battles: 2nd Lefty

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Training Roster Battles: 2nd Lefty

It is only March 6th but the Mets 25 man roster is already very close to being wrapped up. With a few exceptions being the 4th OF, last bench spot, 2nd lefty, starting SS according to Terry Collins, and the long man in the bullpen if/when Gee gets traded. The battle for the 2nd lefty […]

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