Jerry Manuel

Joe Torrillo (left) and Mike Hughes (right) speak with Wally Backman. (Credit: Twitter/@BuffaloBisons)

Wally Backman On Future With Mets: ‘I’m Not After Terry’s Job’

“I’m not after Terry’s job,” Wally Backman said. “But my goal is definitely to manage in the big leagues.”


Terry Collins (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Terry Collins’ Fire And Passion A Refreshing Change For Mets

No matter where the Mets end up this year, I hope the organization realizes Terry Collins is the right man to lead this team. His kind of passion in the manager’s chair does not grow on trees.


Jenrry Mejia (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images), Jerry Manuel (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Injury To Mets’ Mejia All Jerry Manuel’s Fault

Jenrry Mejia was one of the Mets’ top prospects just 12 short months ago, but a lame-duck manager misused and at times abused his young arm.


Terry Collins (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images) stands in sharp contrast to Jerry Manuel. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Mets’ Fiery Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

Last year, we saw Jerry Manuel time and time again show no emotion when the Mets lost game after game in ugly fashion. In 2011, one thing is for sure — Terry Collins will not stand idly by and watch his season go down the drain


New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, March 2, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets’ Starters Continue To Shine

One turn through the Mets’ projected rotation for 2011 and the results are better than expected. Granted it’s early, but the starters have more than held their own in the initial going.


Yorvit Torrealba (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Mets Come Out Winners Against Torrealba Grievance

The Mets finally won something. Yorvit Torrealba lost his grievance against team Thursday when an arbitrator ruled the Mets had the right to not complete a $14.4 million, three-year agreement with the catcher in November 2007.


Ex-Mets Darryl Strawberry (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Wally Backman (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Strawberry: Backman ‘Will Be’ Next Manager Of Mets

Wally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.


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Mets Promote Backman To Manage Binghamton

The Mets have tapped Wally Backman to replace Tim Teufel as manager of New York’s Double-A Binghamton farm team.


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Keidel: Terry Tantrum

If you’re a praying person, chances are that when you hold hands around the Thanksgiving dinner table tomorrow you’re unlikely to thank your deity for the arrival of Terry Collins.


Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets Begin Interviews, Backman Scheduled

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson began interviewing candidates for the team’s managerial opening, meeting with Bob Melvin and Dave Jauss.


(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mets Interview Toronto Assistant Brown For GM Job

Dana Brown is the latest candidate to interview with the New York Mets about their vacant general manager position.


New York Mets owner and CEO Fred Wilpon, right, and COO Jeff Wilpon.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets Need To Do The Right Thing

The Wilpons said all the right things when they dismissed GM Omar Minaya and Manager Jerry Manuel on Monday. Now we’ll see if the hard lessons have been learned.


(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

B&C Blog & Show Audio: Facing The Music

To no one’s surprise the Mets said goodbye to both Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya Monday and now a new era begins in Mets land.


New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon speaks to the media. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

On WFAN: Mets’ Jeff Wilpon Talks Firings, Future

Jeff Wilpon, COO of the New York Mets, joined Boomer & Carton to talk about the organization’s future after firing manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya.


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Hot Topic: October 5

To nobody’s surprise, the Mets cleaned house on Monday – letting go both Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya.