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Ed Coleman

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

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Harvey Wants Focus To Remain On Team

Matt Harvey is back! Well, sort of. Harvey met a major goal on Saturday when he threw his first pitches since undergoing Tommy John surgery.

02/24/2014

Pitching coach Dan Warthen has been working closely with Jack Leathersich. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Leathersich’s Lights-Out Stuff

For his career, Leathersich has struck out a ridiculous 15.2 batters per nine innings — but has also given up five walks per nine innings pitched.

02/20/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Noah’s Arm, Young’s Confidence & More

All eyes were waiting for the ball to explode out of Noah Syndergaard’s hands, and the young prospect on the fast track with the Mets didn’t disappoint. As manager Terry Collins put it, “wow.”

02/18/2014

Free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Need To Proceed With Caution On Some Free Agents

This is not the perfect market for the Mets, not the best time to have a ton of money coming off the books, but it does dovetail with the fact that this team has a lot of holes to fill.

11/14/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Coleman: Alderson Has Decisions To Make In The Absence Of Harvey Next Season

The Mets organization believe that Harvey will come back as good or better than before after next season.

10/06/2013

Matt Harvey of the New York Mets (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Harvey’s Injury Sinks The Hearts Of Mets Fans And Baseball Fans In General

How could this happen? Matt Harvey was a pitcher, a max-effort guy, but with a clean delivery that certainly didn’t look like he was putting undue stress on his arm.

08/27/2013

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coleman: Hustle And Leadership — That’s Why Byrd Still Flies With Mets

In the middle of the clubhouse stands Byrd, bat in hand, explaining the mechanics of a swing, with Josh Satin and Justin Turner listening intently. You want to know why Marlon Byrd is still a Met after 4 p.m. on July 31? That’s why.

08/02/2013

Shaun Marcum (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Shaun Marcum’s Season-Ending Injury

Mets starter Shaun Marcum began the 2013 season with what was diagnosed as right shoulder impingement syndrome, and his season ended this week with another type of impingement — that of the Thoracic Outlet.

07/10/2013

David Wright (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Coleman: Captain Wright’s Team Meeting Breathes Life Into Mets

David Wright did what a leader is supposed to do — get the ship back on course as quickly as possible.

06/28/2013

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