Tag: Terry Collins

Featured Post: Can Eric Young Have a .350 OBP If He Bunts More?

An article by posted on February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Can Eric Young Have a .350 OBP If He Bunts More?

“Know what the difference between hitting .250 and .300 is? It’s 25 hits. 25 hits in 500 at bats is 50 points, okay? There’s 6 months in a season, that’s about 25 weeks. That means if you get just one extra flare a week – just one – a gorp… you get a groundball, you […]

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From Left Field: Is Having Too Many Options Actually A Good Thing?

An article by posted on February 20, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Is Having Too Many Options Actually A Good Thing?

Spring Training will answer plenty of burning questions for New York Mets fans. Who will play first base consistently? What will the team do with young prospects Juan Lagares and Wilmer Flores? Is the team confident enough in Ruben Tejada at shortstop? Who will start Opening Day? Who will win the fifth starter’s job? How […]

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DePo Discusses Innings Cap On Syndergaard

An article by posted on February 20, 2014 0 Comments
DePo Discusses Innings Cap On Syndergaard

Mets VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta told reporters that Noah Syndergaard will be permitted somewhere in the vicinity of a 30-inning increase over last season’s total which will put him roughly at a 150-155 innings cap. “A lot of it’s going to be on how he actually racks up those innings — how efficient he […]

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Pitching Prospect Cory Mazzoni Is An Option For Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Pitching Prospect Cory Mazzoni Is An Option For Mets Bullpen

Adam Rubin writes on Tuesday that pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni will get consideration for the Opening Day roster as a reliever. Last season, Mazzoni, 24, started 12 games and was 5-3, with a 4.36 ERA, and 74 strikeouts in 64 innings for Binghamton (AA). His season was cut short after a July 3 start when he injured his right-knee […]

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Wheeler Doesn’t Want Attention, Wants To Throw Strikes

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Doesn’t Want Attention, Wants To Throw Strikes

One of the highlights for the New York Mets last season was a double-header sweep of Atlanta anchored by future aces Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, who was making his major league debut. If you weren’t reading about Harvey last summer you were reading about Wheeler. This spring most of the ink is going to Noah Syndergaard, whom the […]

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Chris Young Wants To Play Center

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Wants To Play Center

Chris Young met with the Media on Monday and Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that CY is receptive to playing anywhere in the outfield, but his clear preference remains center field. “I understood the situation coming in, but I let the team know center field was where I’m most comfortable.” Young continued, “I made that […]

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Noah Syndergaard and the “Hook from Hell”

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard and the “Hook from Hell”

If you read some of the reports coming out of Port St. Lucie yesterday, you would think everyone just crawled out from under a rock. I can’t remember the last time a bullpen session caused so much buzz. Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ No. 1 prospect, put on an incredible show yesterday. What was everyone expecting? […]

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Mejia Will Be Considered For Bullpen If He Doesn’t Win Rotation Spot

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Will Be Considered For Bullpen If He Doesn’t Win Rotation Spot

Terry Collins told reporters today that if pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia doesn’t win the fifth spot in the Mets rotation, he will be considered for the Opening Day bullpen. Mejia will be competing with the likes of John Lannan and Daisuke Matsuzaka for the final rotation spot. Recent reports have indicated that the Mets would like […]

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Terry Collins Ranked MLB’s 13th Best Manager

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Ranked MLB’s 13th Best Manager

The Boston Globe staff put to together their annual ranking of Major League Baseball’s managers from best-to-worst. Mets manager Terry Collins clocked in at number 13, higher than any other manager in the NL East and fifth in the National League overall. The Globe’s staff has the following to say on Collins: “Extremely underrated, according […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Get His Shot At Shortstop

An article by posted on February 15, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Get His Shot At Shortstop

Howard asks… Do you really think Terry Collins will play Wilmer Flores at shortstop and do you think there is any chance he can stick there? Joe D. replies… You never know with Terry Collins, but this time I believe him. I do think Flores will get a very long look at shortstop as he […]

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