Terry Collins said if Mets do well this weekend it will “show we’re on the right track.” Right track? Subway Series? Perfect.
I probably shouldn’t go there.”
But the manager could not resist at least having a little fun. Asked if Chris Capuano was OK batting ninth Sunday, Collins replied: “The story was this morning I should put Jose [Reyes] there and see what the response was. I probably don’t want to touch that since we’re playing them [The Yankees] this week.
Mets manager Terry Collins, invited to comment about the Yankees’ drama with Jorge Posada - ESPNNY
Terry Collins watched in quiet rage as Murphy was thrown out — waiting while his player collected himself and returned to the dugout — before exploding.
“What the [bleep] are you doing?” Collins shouted.
“Mike [Nickeas] was up, [Mike] Pelf[rey] was on deck; I was trying to get something started,” Murphy responded.
“So now you’re the manager? I was going to pinch-hit [for Pelfrey],” Collins shot back. “I’m the manager, not you. Get your head out of your [bleep].
Daniel Murphy, standing on second base with none out, staring at a three-run deficit, attempted to steal third — a monstrously bad decision that ended in failure. - TheRecord
I’m not in the job where you buy apartments.
Mets manager Terry Collins, on renting a place near Citi Field this year. - Yahoo
And this real deal ear/eyewitnesses report from Florida: New Mets manager Terry Collins didn’t know [WFAN’s Mike] Francesa from Francis Lewis Boulevard before or after his first on-air chat with Francesa (during which time Francesa explained baseball to him).
So when Mets’ p.r. man Jay Horwitz told Collins that he’ll be doing a weekly spot on WFAN, Collins asked with whom. Told it would be with the same fellow, Francesa, he was just on with, Collins said, “Why don’t you just put me on a cross and throw darts at me?”
True to his word, Mets manager Terry Collins has the air horn working today so no one is standing around.