Has Terry Collins been any better than Jerry Manuel?

On Saturday the Mets rallied back from a 7-1 deficit to take a 9-7 lead, only to lose 11-9. It’s the type of loss that would have been crushing just a couple of weeks ago and now it’s just one of the many toss-up games that the Mets could have won. It’s just another loss [...]

Mets Notes: Warthen’s pitching staff along with Bay, Duda and Pagan streaks

Eight pitchers for the Mets have thrown at least 20 innings in both 2010 and 2011. Here are their ERAs for those two seasons: Name 2011 2010 R.A. Dickey 3.77 2.84 Jonathon Niese 4.05 4.20 Mike Pelfrey 4.58 3.66 Dillon Gee 3.92 2.18 Francisco Rodriguez 3.16 2.20 Bobby Parnell 4.20 2.83 Manny Acosta 4.00 2.95 [...]

Mets Card of the Week: 1976 Topps Randy Tate

1976 TOPPS RANDY TATE It can be hard to distinguish Randy Tate from the Bobbs and Todds and Webbs and Crams and all the other single-syllabled 1970s Mets' pitchers of no particular report. He has just one major league season to his name, during which he went 5-13 with a 4.45 ERA. He was back [...]

Should the Mets have kept Dan Warthen?

Since the end of the 2010 season, the Mets have overhauled their front office, made a managerial change and reassigned some coaches, including batting coach Howard Johnson. But one area that remains unchanged is the pitching coach. The new Mets brain trust decided to retain Dan Warthen, who has been in charge of the team’s [...]