Who’s managing things around here? Some believe the lineup used by the Mets on opening day came from GM Sandy Alderson, not skipper Terry Collins, though it could have had his blessing.
Despite an impressive win on Opening Day, this provides yet another example of how those ‘Not So Amazins’ just can’t seem to get it right…
As the season starts, the Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series. Meanwhile, the Mets are looking to bump Washington off its perch. Talk about a juicy opening day matchup.
If spring training was a time for hope, Opening Day is a time for belief. So go ahead. Believe.
Montero continued to bolster his case on Monday, allowing two hits in six scoreless innings against the Marlins. He struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.
“The question now is whether we’re going to carry three, and we like Gilmartin enough to strongly consider that,” general manager Sandy Alderson said.
Thursday’s hot topic with regards to opening up this edition of the Morning Extravaganza turned out to be how the Mets are considering hitting rising star Juan Lagares ninth in the batting order.
If the Mets expect to be relevant this year, Matt Harvey will pitch plenty of pressure games. Opening Day is not one of them. It’s just one of 162.
Matt Harvey says he understands the New York Mets’ rationale in not starting him on opening day.
“It’s just one start,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday after announcing Bartolo Colon would start opening day. “I know it’s a big deal to a lot of people. To me it’s not.”
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson defended the team’s handling of pitcher Zack Wheeler, who is expected to miss the 2015 season because of a torn elbow ligament.
This wasn’t how Dillon Gee wanted to regain a spot in the New York Mets’ rotation.
“That’s why we have him,” manager Terry Collins said. “He’ll be the guy. … Dillon’s won a lot of games in the big leagues and he’s going to have to step up and fill some big shoes, but he can handle it.”
Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery.
“He just wanted to talk about the club, which he loves to do,” Collins told reporters. “He loves to talk baseball. But he’s not mad at all.”