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David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin’ Lineup Is Killing The Mets

So you can see why it sometimes takes Terry Collins hours to figure out what his lineup will be that day. He constantly has to wipe the tears from his eyes.

08/08/2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Alderson Explains Mets’ Inaction At Trade Deadline

Mets fans were forewarned: don’t expect much, if anything, on July 31. And that’s exactly what was — or wasn’t — there, but probably for the right reasons, and likely with the right intentions.

08/01/2014

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Leaning Toward CarGo Over Tulowitzki

As far as what teams are looking for from the Mets when it comes to trade talk, I think we can all spell this together: an eight-letter word that begins with “P.”

07/29/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Firings, Brutal Losses — Yep, $@*# Happens

Terry Collins probably said it best after Monday’s brutal loss and subsequent firing of hitting coach Dave Hudgens: “S— happens.” But then again, a lot of #*!@ happens to these Mets.

05/27/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Top Prospect Syndergaard Placed On DL, Headed To NY For MRI

Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ top prospect, has been placed on the disabled list with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.

05/26/2014

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C: Terry Collins In Impossible Spot With Mets’ Outfield Juggle

I’m sure all the Terry Collins bashers had a field day after Juan Lagares’ big game Saturday. But keep in mind — the Mets’ manager is not dumb.

05/19/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig pauses for a photo op with Dinger, the mascot of the Colorado Rockies, prior to their game at Coors Field on May 2, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Mets 10-3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C: Bud Selig Kind To Mets; Coors Field, Not So Much

The commish has no doubt about the stability of the Mets’ franchise, even if others do. And the team has been playing well. Well, at least they were — until they got to Colorado.

05/03/2014

Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Marlon Byrd: With Their Chemistry, Mets Can Win 90 Games — Or More

“The chemistry over in that clubhouse … there’s a reason that the team’s winning over there,” Byrd said, according to WFAN’s Ed Coleman.

04/30/2014

Lucas Duda (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Byrd On Lucas Duda And The Outfield Situation

Many people, myself included, felt that Ike Davis should have been the first-baseman choice for the Mets. Byrd, on the other hand, believes in Duda.

04/30/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Dice-K Is Up, First Base Situation And Chris Young

The Mets made a pitching change on Wednesday, calling up right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka from Triple-A Las Vegas and sending down left-hander John Lannan to make room.

04/16/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Coleman: Still 90 And Counting After Mets’ Bullpen Blows Opening Day

And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.

04/01/2014

Dan Warthen (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Mets’ Niese Scolds Reporters After Warthen Apologizes For Slur

General manager Sandy Alderson also apologized for Warthen’s “insensitive remarks” — the slur was once commonly used to disparage Chinese immigrants — on behalf of the franchise.

03/13/2014

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Wright, Murphy Praise Bartolo Colon

What Wright learned most emphatically during an at-bat was this: If you try to guess along with Colon as a hitter, you’ll lose.

03/12/2014

Brandon Nimmo of the New York Mets poses for a photo before a game between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 26, 2011.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — This Is A Big Year For Brandon Nimmo

This is a big year for Nimmo. He seems ready for it and hopes to stay healthy for the entire season after a wrist injury limited his production in 2013.

02/26/2014

Ike Davis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — An Agitated Ike Davis Speaks Out

The first baseman was particularly upset about the insinuation that he was going out of his way to disguise or hide the injury for selfish reasons, saying that players play hurt all the time.

02/24/2014

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