1:30 PM Update:
Sources: #Mets GM Alderson with team in Cincinnati. First meeting with Collins regarding extension expected today.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) September 23, 2013
Original Post 9:30 AM
Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins are expected to meet during the team’s upcoming series in Cincinnati against the Reds, a source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.
The word from most Mets beat writers is that Collins will likely return to manage the Mets next season and that they are just waiting until after the season to make an official announcement.
Coming off a sweep in Philadelphia, the Mets have won seven of their last ten games and have pull into a third-place tie with the Phillies in the NL East at 71-84. They are also now in a three-way tie for the 10th worst record in the majors – a win today could put them outside the bottom ten which would mean their first round pick is unprotected.
The front office has been very impressed with Collins who has had the di...