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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
October 16, 2017  |  Discuss

David Wright rips ‘cowardly’ Mets for anonymously criticizing Terry Collins

Some New York Mets anonymously criticized manager Terry Collins in an article published by Newsday Thursday, and David Wright is having none of it.Wright said players speaking ill of Collins anonymously are “cowardly and lazy.”Here’s what the longtime Mets third baseman said to NorthJersey.com’s Matt Ehalt.“That’s a real cowardly thing to do,” Wright told Ehalt via phone. “I’ve been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2017  |  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
September 29, 2017  |  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
September 27, 2017  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Mets reportedly unlikely to bring back Terry Collins after season

The New York Mets may be closing the book on the Terry Collins era after a highly disappointing 2017 campaign.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Thursday that the Mets seem unlikely to retain Collins beyond this season.The 68-year-old Collins has been manager of the team for the last seven seasons. He led them to a division title and the NL pennant in 2015 followed by a Wild...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 24, 2017  |  Discuss

The MLB managerial hot seat index: Who's next to go?

In the high-demand, ever-changing world of coaching in professional sports, it's a fair assessment that every head coaching job is a temporary one. The window to show and prove is quick and short, and in the wide-open terrain of Major League Baseball, that is especially true. The 2017 MLB season saw three brand-new managers christened a year after five teams moved on from their managers...
Via Yardbarker
July 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Terry Collins, Jacob deGrom downplay Mets trade rumors

The New York Mets (41-50, 15 games out in the NL East) very well could be sellers leading up to the July 31 MLB trade deadline. But even if that’s the case, Mets skipper Terry Collins is attempting to keep the clubhouse together by pointing out that until a deal is made, every player on the roster should be committed to the organization, saying, “You’re a New York Met until you’re...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Could David Wright replace Terry Collins as New York Mets manager?

On SNY's Loud Mouths, Jon Hein and Marc Malusis discuss the future of Terry Collins as New York Mets manager and the possibility of David Wright being a candidate for the job.
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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