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Terry Collins Newsbeat

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Terry Collins, Mets agree on two-year extension, sources say | Newsday

Collins is not a good tactical manager. I’m still shocked that he let Harvey talk him into staying in the game. I’m even more shocked that he also left him in after he served up a leadoff walk.

Now, Collins has been given the opportunity to chase another championship, and to do so on his own terms. Sources told Newsday on Tuesday that Collins, 66, agreed to a new two-year contract that will keep him in the Mets’ dugout through the 2017 season.

The deal officially will be announced Wednesday at Citi Field. According to, it is worth about $3 million total, which would be a modest raise for Collins, who last season made a little more than $1 million. It represents a reward for Collins, who spent the first four years of his Mets tenure helping to oversee a rebuilding project that led to lean times on the field.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 04, 2015 at 05:39 AM | 42 comment(s)
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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Plaschke: Chase Utley’s slide was late, high and arguably dirty

The slide was late. The slide was high. The slide was questionably legal and arguably dirty.

Even if you were watching it through blue-colored glasses, you had to admit that the slide was recklessly dangerous, so much that it broke another man’s leg.



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