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Dillon Gee Cleared Air with Terry Collins in Pre-Game Meeting
April 23rd, 2015 at 9:46 AM
Dillon Gee has been the subject of trade talks since last winter. The New York Mets essentially listened to any offer they could get for him, and Gee played the part of good soldier throughout the process. While it looked as if Gee received a rotation spot for good after...

Terry Collins Adamant That He Can Choose New York Mets’ Lineup
April 9th, 2015 at 6:11 AM
The New York Mets caused a bit of a stir with their Opening Day lineup, which looked radically different than anything the team assembled in spring training. After spending a whole spring testing Juan Lagares as the leadoff hitter, he suddenly found himself hitting sixth in the lineup. Curtis Granderson...

Mets 101 Season Preview Roundtable: 2015 New York Mets
April 5th, 2015 at 2:17 PM
Tomorrow afternoon in Washington, the New York Mets will begin their 2015 campaign. The Mets have targeted 2015 as their year to return to playoff contention, and there has been a different buzz around spring training this year. While the good feelings translated to good play in Port St. Lucie,...

Tensions Rising Between Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson?
March 25th, 2015 at 11:44 AM
Looking for their first postseason birth since 2006, tensions are running high in New York Mets camp, especially between manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson. A recent report by John Harper of the Daily News details the growing friction between the two, as the clash in each's managerial styles...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

Dillon Gee Will Rejoin Rotation After Zack Wheeler’s Injury
March 17th, 2015 at 11:11 AM
With Zack Wheeler staring down Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets now have an unexpected vacancy in their rotation. That opening will be filled (at least initially) by Dillon Gee, according to manager Terry Collins. Gee, who was on the outside looking in at the beginning of spring training,...

Terry Collins Considering Going Without a Lefty in Bullpen
March 12th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
With Josh Edgin's status in doubt with an elbow injury, the left side of the New York Mets' bullpen is very shaky. Edgin has been shut down after complaining of elbow pain earlier in the week, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that Tommy John surgery is on the...

Terry Collins Denies Retirement Talk, Looking Forward to 2015 Season
February 25th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins denied talk that he could retire at the end of the season, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. Rosenthal's report was initially informed by discussions with a friend of Collins who suggested the Mets' skipper could retire at season's end. Collins, who turns 66 in...

Terry Collins Plans on Using Matt Harvey in First Week of Season
February 22nd, 2015 at 5:02 PM
For a few weeks now, the New York Mets have indicated they wanted to hold out Matt Harvey for the first week of the season. GM Sandy Alderson told reporters a few weeks ago that the team was planning on holding out Harvey until April 13th, which will be Opening...

Terry Collins Expected Back in Camp This Weekend
February 19th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
The New York Mets officially reported for work today, but they are without their skipper for the time being. Manager Terry Collins is back home in Michigan after his father, Loren, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 95. While Collins is back with his family, pitchers and catchers...

Terry Collins Could Feel Heat If New York Mets Start Slowly
February 3rd, 2015 at 3:42 PM
The heat is on for the New York Mets, and not just in Port St. Lucie where pitchers and catchers are just weeks away from reporting for the new season. The Mets, and in particular manager Terry Collins, have been pumping up their fans with talk that this year will...

New Year’s Resolutions for New York Mets
January 1st, 2015 at 5:15 PM
A big part of the New Year's tradition is the idea of New Years resolutions. While most resolutions don't last long, like almost all of us who resolve to get in better shape for the new year, some actually last throughout the year. With the theme of resolutions in mind,...

New York Mets May Hold Matt Harvey Back for Home Opener
December 17th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
Matt Harvey has been aiming for an Opening Day appearance in 2015 ever since he was ruled out for the season in September. The New York Mets may make Harvey wait just a little longer to make his regular season return. In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New...

Sandy Alderson Fine with Matt Harvey’s Celebrity Status as Long as Performance is Strong
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:44 PM
Matt Harvey's potential return has plenty of New York Mets fans excited for 2015. Harvey became an overnight sensation for the Mets, winning people over with his swagger and strong results. The city became swept by Harvey fever, and the media attention on Harvey swelled to massive proportions. Sports Illustrated...

Report: Jonathon Niese and Terry Collins Fought in Dugout During Final Start
November 13th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
There have been reports surfacing for weeks now that the New York Mets could consider moving starting pitcher Jonathon Niese in a trade. Niese is a young lefty with a team friendly contract, so he could command a lot in a deal. With that said, there could be other factors...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Coaching Staff
October 2nd, 2014 at 11:26 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

Bobby Abreu Retires from Baseball at 40
September 26th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
While much of baseball has made a big deal of Derek Jeter's final games as a member of the New York Yankees, other players retire with far less fan fare. Some players simply retire in a press room or with a statement to the media. That was the case for...

ICYMI: Mets Extend Sandy Alderson’s Contract, Bring Back Terry Collins for 2015
September 24th, 2014 at 12:34 AM
The New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon announced Tuesday afternoon that they have not only picked up the 2015 option on general manager Sandy Alderson's contract, but extended it through the 2017 season. Alderson also announced that manager Terry Collins will also return for the 2015 season, although no further...

New York Mets Will Announce Status of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins at End of Year
September 16th, 2014 at 1:47 PM
The New York Mets have little to play for the rest of this season, but they will have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. The first two to be addressed will be the fates of the men in charge of guiding the franchise. General Manager Sandy Alderson's four...

Report: Strong Finish All but Assures Return of Terry Collins in 2015
September 13th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Just a few weeks ago, the New York Mets appeared to be considering a change in the manager's office. Terry Collins has gotten support from GM Sandy Alderson and the rest of the Mets' front office in the past, but reports had leaked that the Mets had concerns about his...