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Report: No Change in Status for David Wright
July 13th, 2015 at 7:37 PM
There were some optimistic reports coming out of New York Mets' camp yesterday about the condition of third baseman David Wright. Wright, who has only played in only eight games this season due to an assortment of injuries, is currently out in California trying to strengthen his back. Despite Wright's...

Terry Collins Plans on Calling Team Meeting Today
June 24th, 2015 at 10:34 AM
After last night's 3-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the New York Mets found themselves back at the .500 mark for the first time in over three months. The loss also extended the team's losing streak to a season high six games and lowered the Mets' miserable road record to...

Report: Terry Collins’ Job not in Jeopardy with New York Mets
June 23rd, 2015 at 3:27 PM
When a team goes through a 23-32 stretch after a rollicking 13-3 start, it's natural for speculation to arise about a managerial change. That is the predicament New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins finds himself in now, particularly after he and his players spent the past six months talking about...

New York Mets’ Season Could Be on Brink
June 22nd, 2015 at 10:25 AM
The New York Mets made waves in April when they ripped off an 11 game winning streak, putting them on top of the National League East with a 13-3 record. That start allowed the Mets to build themselves a cushion if they ran into some difficult times. The cushion is...

Terry Collins Indicates Six Man Rotation is Dead
June 6th, 2015 at 6:05 PM
The six man rotation era was fun while it lasted. After comments last week from pitching coach Dan Warthen indicated the New York Mets were going to ride a six man rotation into mid-August, the Mets appear to have reversed course. Prior to last night's game with the Arizona Diamondbacks,...

New York Mets Pull Another Half Measure with Defensive Maneuvering
June 5th, 2015 at 9:53 AM
Over the last several years, the New York Mets have become kings of the half measure move. The Mets can never seem to make up their minds about anything, and instead of firmly committing to a plan of action they implement half measures that do nothing but waste time and...

New York Mets Considering Skipping Dillon Gee’s Next Start
June 4th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
The new six man rotation for the New York Mets may not be as set in stone as we first thought. Dillon Gee kicked off the six man rotation era with a resounding thud last night, giving up seven runs in four plus innings of work as the Mets fell...

Report: Terry Collins’ Job not Safe Despite Hot Start
May 20th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
The New York Mets are off to a hot start through their first 40 games. That start has to have manage Terry Collins smiling. Collins entered the season with rumors about his job security, and he has helped guide the Mets a 23-17 record and a share of first place...

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,...