Terry Collins

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets smiles as he walks off the mound. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Off 2014 And Looking Ahead: ‘We’re Very, Very Close’

New York wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the longest streak of futility in franchise history. But with a promising pitching staff, the Mets are talking big about 2015.

09/29/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Low Standards Are Why Alderson, Collins Get To Keep Jobs

As far as Sandy Alderson returning goes, the media and the masses seem largely simpatico. But perhaps that speaks to the relaxed expectations we have for the Mets, where mediocrity is a victory. As long as they aren’t rancid, we see progress.

09/24/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.

09/23/2014

The Mets might have to make room for Wally Backman in the dugout in 2015. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Wally Backman Could Stick With Mets For 2015

The Mets are keeping their front office intact, and manager Terry Collins is expected to return next season. Then there’s the case of fan favorite Wally Backman.

09/23/2014

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

Heyman: Mets To Give GM Sandy Alderson 3-Year Extension

According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the general manager is getting a three-year extension from the Mets that will run through 2017.

09/22/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jacob DeGrom Lobbying Mets For One Last Start

With the way he’s pitching, deGrom sees no reason to stop now even though New York might want to keep the Rookie of the Year candidate under 185 innings for the season.

09/22/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Terry Collins: Overtaking Marlins, Braves Would Be ‘Tremendous Accomplishment’

“It would be huge for us. It would be a tremendous accomplishment — especially where we’re sitting right now with guys going down right and left around here,” manager Terry Collins said.

09/18/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Hits 95 MPH In ‘Impressive’ Final Throwing Session

Mets manager Terry Collins could hardly contain his excitement, saying the club tried to keep Harvey at about 80 percent effort, and the All-Star still looked “very, very good.”

09/16/2014

Mets outfielders Juan Lagares, left, and Curtis Granderson watch a two-run homer by San Francisco’s  Buster Posey land over the fence at Citi Field on Aug. 3, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Mulling Another Round Of Moving In The Fences At Citi Field

The Mets, who have been one of the weakest-hitting teams in the sport during that time, have messed with the outfield set-up twice before.

09/10/2014

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

Palladino: If Terry Tanks, Wally Should Be Given A Shot With Mets In 2015

The common feeling a few weeks back was that Terry Collins was pretty much a lock to return as the Mets’ skipper, barring a total collapse. As they have only gotten worse since then, the front office might have to revisit that stance.

09/01/2014

Travis d'Arnaud (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Have Discussed Moving Catcher Travis D’Arnaud To Left Field

“We’ve talked about it,” Terry Collins said. “We’ve brought it up. Obviously, with what he’s started to do offensively, we’ve got to see if these concussions are leading to anything.”

08/29/2014

Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Defends Decision To Bunt Wilmer Flores In 9th Inning

“We’ll play to tie another time,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “We’ve got to win this game. We’re short pitching, we’re short on the bench. We don’t have a lot of moves if we go extra innings.”

08/28/2014

The Mets’ Lucas Duda blasts a three-run home run in the third inning against the Athletics at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Aug. 20, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Slugger Lucas Duda: ‘We’re Not Out Of It Yet’

“We’re not out of it yet,” the usually reserved, quiet slugger said on Wednesday. “Everybody in the room feels like we have a chance, so we’re going to go with that.”

08/21/2014

Matt Harvey (Credit: Twitter/@MattHarvey33)

6 Times Matt Harvey Has Gone Rogue

A lot can change in a year. Just ask Matt Harvey. In August 2013, he was the toast of the town. Then he got injured — and things got weird.

08/15/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

‘Back Off’: Mets’ Collins Tells Harvey To Forget About ’14

Matt Harvey is a tremendous talent. He can also cause one heck of a headache. Mets manager Terry Collins set the right-hander straight on Thursday.

08/15/2014

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