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NEW YORK -- A night after New York Mets manager Terry Collins implied his team quit, he said he was wrong to think so, and his team showed a little more life while picking up a rare win at Citi Field. The Mets scored five runs in the first two innings -- more than they had scored at home in a single game in more than a month -- and went on to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Scott Hairston homered, tripled and drove in three runs and Ike Davis later followed with his own homer for the Mets, who won just their fifth game at home since the All-Star break. Jon Niese (12-9) allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings and two relievers shut out the Marlins the rest of the way. Rookie Jacobs Turner (1-3) gave up six runs (three earned) on eight hits in five innings. Donovan Solano had two hits and two RBI for the Marlins, also got an RBI single from Austin Kearns. Whether the Mets were affected by Collins' ploy is uncertain, but they started off strong...
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The Phillies thrashed the Mets 16-1 last night, and New York manager Terry Collins had some choice words for his team in a press conference after the game.
Collins answered that he was embarrassed by the team's performance in the loss, and when asked if he thinks the team quit, Collins said "you'd have to ask them", and said he wouldn't express his opinion publicly...
A day after criticizing his players following an embarrassing 16-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Mets manager Terry Collins went around the clubhouse apologizing.
Collins says he was wrong for challenging his players' integrity.
New York allowed eight runs in the first inning Thursday night and seven in the ninth before the smallest crowd in the 4-year history of Citi...
One should always be careful what he says in anger, and Terry Collins may have really gotten himself into a deep hole after comments he made about the team quitting after last night’s 16-1 loss.
This afternoon at Citi Field, Collins told reporters he regrets making his comments about the team possibly quitting.
“So, as I sat there on the bench last night, I was saying, ‘What’s...
Updated 5:10 PM
In an update to this story, Mike Puma of the New York Post says the Mets front office told him that they remain committed to Terry Collins as their manager despite the team’s recent freefall.
He will not be fired at the end of this season.
Original Post 4:30 PM
One should always be careful what he says in anger, and Terry Collins may have really gotten himself...
Mets win at home! A Mets Blob insider claimed that after the 16-1 loss to Philly Thursday night-that Terry Collins went full tilt Cotton Hill and threatened to eat "Chico" the clubhouse Chihuahua if they didn't stop sucking the royal big one. When Terry caught Josh Thole weeping Collins screamed "I didn't kill 50 Japs in WW2 to watch you cry **** face!"...
"That felt like a playoff game." -Terry Collins after the Mets 7-3 win over Miami.THAT felt like a playoff game?THAT???
Has Terry Collins gotten so deluded in reverse that a game against the Marlins with forty people in the stands felt like a playoff game? Three Metropolitan runs in an inning in Flushing for the first time since the All-Star break and he's imagining...
It was standing room only for Mets manager Terry Collins' pre-game presser last night. Shot by The Real Dirty Mets - the excitement is palatable.
Jay Horwitz is looking, um, fit.
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Lucas Duda was removed in the third inning by Terry Collins last night for not hustling after he chose not to run hard on a misplayed flyball in the outfield by the Marlins defense.
Rather than being at second base and in scoring position, Duda ended up no further than first base.
Although he took an inning to react to it, Collins did the right thing and pulled him. It’s about...
Following a night when New York Mets manager Terry Collins refused to defend his players when asked if they may have quit on their season, the Mets — who according to SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt did not take kindly to their managers post game comments – snapped a franchise record of 16 consecutive home games of scoring three runs or less with a 7-3 victory over the lowly Miami Marlins...
NEW YORK -- A night after New York Mets manager Terry Collins implied his team quit, he said he was wrong to think so, and his team showed a little more life while picking up a rare win at Citi Field. Helped by some sloppy play by the Miami Marlins, the Mets scored five runs in the first two innings -- more than they had scored at home in a single game in more than a month -- and...
NEW YORK -- As they have kept alive their slim playoff hopes, the Philadelphia Phillies have refused to quit. New York Mets manager Terry Collins refused to answer when asked if he thought his team had done just that after another thumping, telling reporters they had to "ask them." The Mets' march of misery continued at Citi Field on Thursday night, quickly hitting...
Clayton Collier of WSOU 89.5 FM is reporting that Terry Collins has told them that Josh Edgin will make one more relief appearance this season before being shutdown for the rest of the season.
Collins said the decision was based on Edgin’s workload this season.
Edgin is 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 33 relief appearances in the big leagues this season, and has made 74 relief appearances...
Before last night’s game, Terry Collins told reporters that reliever Josh Edgin would make one more relief appearance this season before being shutdown for the season.
It didn’t go as planned…
With the Mets already being pounded 11-1 by the Phillies, Edgin came on for the final appearance of the season and inherrited a very hairy situation.
The left-hander was brought into...
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There are some bad teams around the league playing some bad baseball, but the New York Mets are worse than all those teams. Tonight the Mets got taken to the woodshed by a proud Phillies team that has put there early season struggles behind and managed to become somewhat relevant in the wild card chase. The Mets, who lost by a score of 16-1 and were outhit...