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Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Ed Coleman: Smarter, Settled Syndergaard Hoping To Pitch In For Mets

It wasn’t that Noah Syndergaard had a bad year in 2014. It’s just that he expected to be wearing a big-league uniform with “Mets” emblazoned across the front at some point last year. That never happened.

02/26/2015

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson takes a question from CBS2 sports director Otis Livingston on Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: Joe McLaughlin/CBS2)

Eddie C: Curtis Granderson Talks Upcoming Season, Kevin Long, Playoffs

Every player strives for consistency and not many achieve it, be it month to month or year to year. But Granderson is shooting for it again this year.

02/24/2015

David Wright and Michael Cuddyer have a catch in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Feb. 23, 2015. (Credit: Otis Livingston/CBS2)

Eddie C: Mets Fans Are Going To Like Michael Cuddyer — A Lot

This is a guy who went to the postseason six times in nine years with the Twins, and he strongly believes that the Mets are built for the postseason — if they can get there.

02/23/2015

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ Collins Shoots Straight On Playoff Expectations, Roster

Manager Terry Collins had some rather interesting things to say about his team, his players and his expectations for 2015 over the last couple of days. So let’s take a listen back.

02/23/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Ace Matt Harvey Hasn’t Lost His Edge

Matt Harvey? Present — and definitely accounted for. The feistiness is still there. And that’s probably a very good sign.

02/21/2015

Michael Cuddyer (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Cuddyer Believes Amazin’s Can Win This Year

Late in his career, Cuddyer is coming east after stints in Minnesota and Colorado. He’s coming closer to home because he believes the Mets can win this year.

01/23/2015

Kerry Wynn #72 of the New York Giants intercepts the ball during the first quarter against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Giants Rookie Kerry Wynn Positioning Himself For A Big 2015

With Mathias Kiwanuka likely departing to clear salary space and a decision to be made on current free agent Jason Pierre-Paul, there could be at least one spot open for Wynn.

12/23/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Alderson Done Holiday Shopping?

Try as they may, try as they might, Met fans can’t seem to convince their team to be gung-ho on Jung-Ho.

12/17/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Matt Harvey Is Ready For 2015 — And Beyond

Matt Harvey is ready. Ready for the 2015 regular season and the playoffs that follow in October. Now all he and the Mets have to do is figure out how to get there.

12/04/2014

New right-center field fence being installed at Citi Field on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Long And Sandy Talk Hitters, New Dimensions

One day after unveiling the new dimensions in the outfield at Citi Field, the Mets rolled out their new hitting instructor, Kevin Long, to talk turkey a week before Thanksgiving.

11/20/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ Offseason Should Prove To Be More Intriguing Than Frustrating

Now that the baseball playoffs have begun, let’s look back at the 2014 Mets, a team that was hoping to be a part of this 10-member group, at least until the untimely demise of Matt Harvey put a serious crimp in those plans.

10/01/2014

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates his ninth-inning game-winning sacrifice fly against the Colorado Rockies with teammates Juan Lagares #12 and Matt den Dekker #6 at Citi Field on September 8, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Sandy On Wilmer, Herrera, Noah And More

The general manager dishes on Wilmer Flores’ potential, why Noah Syndergaard wasn’t called up, what to do with Dilson Herrera when Daniel Murphy returns and much, much more.

09/09/2014

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

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