According to several reports, lots of folks are expecting Terry Collins to return as Mets manager for 2014. I think it’s a mistake, and for a variety of reasons.
While ownership has made it clear that the team will have is slashing payroll this offseason, they are essentially writing themselves a death sentence by letting Reyes get away.
Led by Ike Davis and Jose Reyes, The New York Mets offense has come alive during their recent four-game winning streak, scoring 27 runs over that stretch. Whether or not that streak continues against better competition — the Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks are two of the worst franchises in the National League — remains to be seen.
For much of the last few years, Mets fans have been asking for someone to stand up in the New York Mets’ clubhouse, take charge, and lead the team. Some might argue that Carlos Delgado was that leader, but more would say he was a failed and divisive one.
With All-Star week set to begin, Major League baseball once again faces questions on snubs, selections, and the significance of this Mid-Season Classic. Coming in the American League has won the last 7 games and[…]
The first half of the Mets 2010 season has been full of surprises.
A couple tough-to-swallow losses against the Marlins and Nationals made for a down week for the Mets. Week 13 (6/29-7/4) record: 3-4 2010 Season record: 46-36 This week’s positives: David Wright, Jason Bay, Angel Pagan,[…]
In the first week of summer, the Mets proved their springtime success was no fluke. Week 12 (6/21-6/28) record: 4-2 2010 Season record: 43-32 This week’s positives: David Wright, Jose Reyes, Ike Davis, Jon Niese,[…]
The Mets brought their winning ways to Cleveland before falling flat against their back page rivals. Week 11 (6/14-6/20) record: 4-2 2010 Season record: 39-30 This week’s positives: Jose Reyes, David Wright, Ike Davis, Hisanori[…]
For all of the criticism that Mets GM Omar Minaya has taken for not addressing the team’s overall pitching needs this year, you couldn’t say that the man hasn’t drafted well, especially in the first[…]