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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...

New York Mets Plan to Protect Young Arms Down Stretch
September 12th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Mets have faint playoff hopes, but they are not letting those hopes stand in the way of their future. The Mets would certainly like to have a miraculous run or even finish .500, but that is irrelevant compared to the long term view. Terry Collins and his...

Report: New York Mets’ Front Office Remains Divided on Terry Collins’ Future
September 7th, 2014 at 8:18 PM
With the New York Mets on pace for their sixth straight losing season, questions have risen about the future of manager Terry Collins. Collins has been the manager for four of the losing campaigns, although he has gotten a bit of a pass due to the poor talent level he...

New York Mets Flush Season Down the Drain in August
September 2nd, 2014 at 8:49 AM
At the end of July, the New York Mets had a glimmer of hope. The Mets ended July with a mark of 52-56, just four games under .500 and facing the wild card leaders, the San Francisco Giants, for four straight games at Citi Field. The Mets had a chance...

Wally Backman Named Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year
August 31st, 2014 at 7:34 PM
The Las Vegas 51's have had another outstanding season under the guidance of manager Wally Backman. Backman, a former Met, was named the Pacific Coast League's Manager of the Year in an announcement by the league office. Backman has managed the 51's to a second consecutive 80 win campaign and...

Report: Terry Collins Likely to Return as New York Mets’ Manager in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appears to have saved his job once again. After the dismissal of hitting coach Dan Warthen in May, many baseball pundits and fans figured Collins could follow him out the door if the team's play did not improve. The Mets didn't improve right away,...

Terry Collins Unhappy Matt Harvey Threw a Bullpen Session Wednesday
August 14th, 2014 at 2:27 PM
Yesterday we reported that the New York Mets were considering slowing down Matt Harvey's rehab from Tommy John surgery after Jeremy Hefner re-injured his ulnar collateral ligament. It appears as if the Mets definitely decided to slow Harvey down just a bit, but the news didn't reach Harvey to prevent...

Youth Movement Finally Taking Hold for New York Mets
August 9th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
The New York Mets have wanted to be taken seriously as contenders for a few weeks now, but the team's inability to get back to .500 hurts their credibility. The Mets are all but mathematically out of the playoff chase right now, so it would be good for their future...