Tag: Terry Collins

A Tale of Two Pitchers

An article by posted on May 30, 2016 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Pitchers

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Sports Illustrated called it “The most hyped pitching debut the game had ever seen.” Retailers couldn’t keep his jersey in stock due to demand. And when Stephen Strasburg made his debut the 21-year-old phenom did not disappoint. He compiled a 2.91 ERA. In […]

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Chase Utley Gets Last Laugh, Burns Mets With Two Homer, Five RBI Night

An article by posted on May 29, 2016 0 Comments
Chase Utley Gets Last Laugh, Burns Mets With Two Homer, Five RBI Night

Retaliation for a player who is no longer on their roster took an ugly turn on Saturday when the targeted Chase Utley tagged the Mets relief pitchers for five RBI’s. On his first trip back to Citi Field since his vicious slide broke the leg of Ruben Tejada, Utley has been a marked man who […]

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Collins Nixes His Idea Of Conforto At First Base

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Nixes His Idea Of Conforto At First Base

After suggesting that left fielder Michael Conforto would be an option to play first base in the wake of the loss of Lucas Duda, manager Terry Collins walked back his earlier comments and shot down the idea, “He is not a first baseman,” Collins said. “We are not here to take a kid who has never played […]

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Wright And Team Unhappy With How Harvey Handled Media

An article by posted on May 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wright And Team Unhappy With How Harvey Handled Media

Third baseman David Wright, let it be known yesterday that he and some of his teammates were not thrilled with how Matt Harvey dodged the media after his start on Tuesday night. Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with the Mets captain about Harvey, his struggles, and his stand with the media. Harvey is coming […]

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Mets Add Ty Kelly To 40-Man Roster, DFA Dario Alvarez

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Add Ty Kelly To 40-Man Roster, DFA Dario Alvarez

Utility infielder/outfielder Ty Kelly was officially added to the 40-man roster and is with the team and available to play tonight against the Washington National. Kelly, 27, will wear uniform No. 55, last worn be Kelly Johnson. To make room for Kelly, the Mets designated LHP Dario Alvarez for assignment. Original Report If Lucas Duda‘s back injury becomes […]

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Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

Cespedes has a 178 wRC+ which ranks No. 1 in MLB When Yoenis Cespedes re-signed with the New York Mets this off-season, fans were elated. Even if it’s just for one season, (Cespedes has the opt-out after 2016) the Mets finally have a legitimate power bat to hit in the middle of the lineup, something […]

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DeGrom Seeing Measurable Improvement On Velocity

An article by posted on May 19, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom Seeing Measurable Improvement On Velocity

Jacob deGrom has accomplished so much in the 58-games he’s started in his Major League career. When he debuted in 2014, he dazzled and sported a 2.69 earned run average while going 9-6 on the year. He received 26 out of 30 first place votes for Rookie of the Year, easily beating out Billy Hamilton […]

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Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed’s Solid Start To 2016

Much of the talk of the off-season had to do with whether the Mets had a strong enough bullpen to back up their dynamite starting pitching. Fans were happy for the most part with the two-year deal GM Sandy Alderso n handed out to LHP Antonio Bastardo, and re-signing LHP Jerry Blevins to a one-year […]

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Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Scratched Due To Back Issue

According to reporters at Citi Field David Wright has been scratched from the lineup on Tuesday after telling Terry Collins that his back was tight. Wright told Collins that he could still play tonight, byt Collins made the decision to scratch him. This is coming after Wright had consecutive days off to get ready for […]

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Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out Of Lineup With Back Issue

First baseman Lucas Duda is out the lineup with a back issue according to manager Terry Collins and not “benched”as general manager Sandy Alderson first described it. Collins says Duda was “pretty stiff” over the weekend and was treated with an injection Monday after being examined by team doctors. Duda, 30, is batting .236 with […]

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