Yesterday, after his press conference from the Mets Spring Training Complex, Mets manager Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa on the YES Network. Collins discussed Johan Santana and his starting rotation, Bobby Parnell, and a host of other Mets topics.
Before that, Collins addressed the media and the following is a summary of what was covered including the bullpen, the outfield, which prospects might make the team out of camp. Here is a brief summary of everything that was discussed.
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 ...