Mets manager Terry Collins addressed the media a short while ago from the Mets spring training complex in Port St. Lucie. He addressed many issues and concerns Mets fans have regarding Johan Santana, the bullpen, the outfield, and any prospects making the team out of camp. Here is a brief summary on the points of emphasis from the Press Conference which was televised on SNY.
Collins said he did not worry about Michael Bourn because he was never on the roster.
Johan Santana will pitch April 1st on opening day, and thinks Jon Niese is ready to turn the corner.
Plans to talk to David Wright about being the team captain, but doesn’t believe he needs a “C” on his jersey.
Matt Harvey has no innings limit, and Collins strongly believes that “if Matt Harvey pitches 210 innings, he is going to win 17 games”.
Terry believes his four infielders are set, and catching situation is in good hands with John Buck.
On the rotation, and Zack Wheeler making the team out of camp, Co...