Collins Shows Frustration, Vents After Mets' Tejada Exits With InjuryWhether he attempted to send a message to his team or simply lost control is up for interpretation, but what's indisputable is that Terry Collins is not a happy camper at the moment.
Mets Hoping Frank Francisco Ends Their Search For A CloserGiven the opportunity, Frank Francisco believes he has the stuff to be a dominant closer. The New York Mets think so, too, and will give him every chance.
Coleman: Mets Make Moves With Minor LeaguersWith the Winter Meetings around the corner in December, and the annual Rule 5 draft scheduled to take place, the Mets moved some of their top prospects onto their 40-man roster to protect them from being selected by other clubs.
Coutinho: Hale Will Be Missed, But Mets Coaching Changes Make SenseThe Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.
Coutinho Memo To Mets: Play With Some PrideI have sat and watched the Mets the past week and - for the first time this season - it seems the effort is not there and it is sad to see.
Report: Converting Mike Pelfrey To Closer 'Squashed' By MetsMike Pelfrey to the bullpen? Sure, it's a good headline. But in theory, making Pelfrey next season's closer -- and finding someone to replace his 200-plus innings -- doesn't make much sense.
Coutinho: Top 5 Questions Mets Need To Answer In Next 6 WeeksThe 2011 season has been an interesting journey for the New York Mets. So, as they play out the string down the homestretch, they need to find out some things. Here is my Top 5 list...
Coutinho: Can Terry Collins Keep The Mets Motivated?The long anticipated Carlos Beltran trade has been executed and most Met fans think it will mean that the next two months will be painful to watch. I say not so fast.
Hartnett: Silver Lining In Mets’ Future Or More Misery To Come? It All Revolves Around Jose ReyesWith the Mets falling out of the playoff race, the focus turns to their future which could either be bright or devastating depending on whether Jose Reyes is retained.
Without K-Rod, Who Closes For Mets? Isringhausen? Parnell? Beato?This weekend against the Phillies, if Mets manager Terry Collins needs to pick up the bullpen phone to call for his closer, his decision won't be so easy.
Coutinho: Bobby Parnell, Pedro Beato May Very Well Decide The Mets' FateAt three games over .500, New York is in the wild card playoff hunt. Despite all the talk of getting injured players back, relievers Pedro Beato and Bobby Parnell could ultimately decide just how far the 2011 Mets go.