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Report: Mets hitting coach is early favorite to become team’s manager

Terry Collins’ successor may be coming from in-house.Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Monday that New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long is seen as the early favorite to become the team’s manager. The 50-year-old Long has served as the hitting coach of the Mets since 2015. He previously held the same position with the New York Yankees for eight seasons from 2007 to 2014, helping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets reportedly open to signing Joe Girardi

The Mets may look across town to fill their void at manager following Terry Collins’ decision to step down after seven seasons.After taking over prior to the 2011 season, Collins led the Mets to a 551-583 record and two postseason appearances, including a trip to the World Series in 2015. However, after a disappointing season in 2017, Collins resigned.As the Mets continue their search...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets have contacted Brad Ausmus about manager vacancy

Brad Ausmus may not be out of a managerial job for very long.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Sunday that the New York Mets have contacted Ausmus about their open manager position.Ausmus, 48, was just let go as manager of the Detroit Tigers after presiding over a 2017 season that saw them go 64-98 and finish last in the AL Central. He had a record of 314-332 (.486) in his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Report: Disconnect between Terry Collins and Mets front office

As the New York Mets wind down a disappointing 2017 season, reports have emerged of a rift between manager Terry Collins and the front office and clubhouse.
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Relationship between Mets, Terry Collins reportedly ‘broken’

The New York Mets appear to be trying to push Terry Collins out the door with some unflattering, anonymously-sourced leaks about the manager.The Mets have been one of the worst teams in the league this year, two years removed from a World Series appearance and a year after a Wild Card playoff appearance. There have been rumors all season long about the Mets potentially firing Collins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Collins on uncertain future: ‘I will be in baseball somewhere’

It is considered a near-lock that Terry Collins won’t be brought back next season by the New York Mets. And if that comes to fruition — and there’s no reason to expect it will not — the 68-year-old baseball man vows to remain in the sport in some capacity.With his contract expiring after the season and the disappointing campaign the Mets (68-90) are wrapping up, Collins presumably...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Mets manager Terry Collins reflects on 7 years, looks ahead

New York Mets manager Terry Collins reflects on his seven seasons as manager of the Amazins, which makes him the longest tenured manager in the franchise's history, and admits he doesn't know for sure what his future holds.
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Is New York Mets manager Terry Collins set to retire at season's end?

On SNY's Daily News Live, MLB Insider Peter Botte joins the show from Citi Field to break down reports of New York Mets manager Terry Collins being set to retire at year's end.
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets expect Terry Collins to retire after the season

The New York Mets are closing up what has been a disastrous and injury-plagued season for the franchise. They are also being led by a manager in Terry Collins who isn’t under contract following the 2017 campaign.There have obviously been calls in New York for the Mets to go in a completely different direction at manager. After seven seasons with the club, maybe it’s time for Collins...
Via Sportsnaut
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

It’s time the New York Mets move on from Terry Collins

The New York Mets and Terry Collins are in a unique position – either stay put or part ways. At 59-78 entering Tuesday, it’s no secret the Mets are looking towards 2018 and beyond – but does Collins fit in with those plans? When Collins first joined the Mets in 2011, it was a breath of fresh air. I think I can speak for most Mets fans when I say former manager Jerry Manuel and his...
September 05, 2017  |  Discuss

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