“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.”
“You don’t think he’s going to be amped up?” manager Terry Collins said. “We’ll do the best we can to make sure he understands what the process is (on Friday).”
It’s hard to know which opponent will be more challenging for Matt Harvey on Friday — the Detroit Tigers or his own competitive nature.
According to the New York Post, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will likely make his first start of 2015 on April 9 against the Nationals in Washington, DC.
Mets ace Matt Harvey might be returning from elbow surgery with another nasty pitch.
The early reviews from some of the Mets’ top batters have been positive. “It’s been a pretty easy adjustment for me,” said Long, who was fired by the Yankees last October.
Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.
Terry Collins expects the Mets to be a playoff team, but he’s letting his players know that they should be doing their talking on the field.
“It’s just a little sore, it’s really a non-issue,” the slugger said Tuesday, when Mets position players were due to report to spring training.
He didn’t limit the session to fastballs. The 25-year-old threw some secondary stuff, and tossed a devastating curveball that manager Terry Collins called “stinkin’ dynamite.”
For all of the statistical analysis used in baseball today, David Wright sees things very simply: “There’s no question in my mind, if I do what I’m capable of doing, we’re a better offense.”
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.
“We’ve been sitting around for four years asking everybody to be patient and even the players,” Collins said Saturday after the first workout for pitchers and catchers.
Terry Collins’ father, Loren “Bud” Collins, passed away at age 95 on Tuesday night.
“Cuddyer is a great signing. But believe me, when David gets healthy, that’s the difference.”