6:11 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014

Mets saying no to Maddon; Terry on KLong

The Mets will not be attempting to hire ex-Rays manager Joe Maddon, sources told The Record. Mets manager Terry Collins is under contract for 2015 with a team option for 2016. Maddon is widely regarded in the game and Collins …
Newark Star-Ledger 12 hours ago

Mets have no interest in Joe Maddon as manager; Terry Collins to lead club in 2015

Collins has one year remaining on his contract and the Mets have a team option for 2016. Collins is entering his fifth year as the club's manager.

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Newark Star-Ledger 12 hours ago
Mets' David Wright won over by new hitting coach Kevin Long: 'A great, great fit'

Mets' David Wright won over by new hitting coach Kevin Long: 'A great, great fit'

The Mets' star was sold on Long's level of preparation. Wright ended a phone call with an affection for him, praising Long's passion and excitement for hitting.
Newsday 13 hours ago

Collins says new hitting coach already spoke with Curtis Granderson

During his tenure with the Yankees, hitting coach Kevin Long often made offseason house calls, visiting with players to offer advice during their workouts.
Newark Star-Ledger 19 hours ago
World Series 2014 Game 3 preview: 5 keys for Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants

World Series 2014 Game 3 preview: 5 keys for Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants

One team will take the lead in the series in a pivotal Game 3. Here are five keys for the game: two for the Giants and Royals each and a wildcard.
Newark Star-Ledger 21 hours ago

Curtis Granderson and 9 more Mets new hitting coach Kevin Long could help

His work with Curtis Granderson and the benefit the outfielder derived from it has been talked about many times already. But he won't be the only Mets hitter that could be helped by Long.
Newark Star-Ledger 22 hours ago

6 things you should know about Mets new hitting coach Kevin Long

From Curtis Granderson to Brett Gardern to the University of Arizona, what Kevin Long's past can teach you about about the hitting coach.

Mets hire Kevin Long

The Mets didn’t have to search far to find their next hitting coach. Ex-Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long has been hired to fill the team’s vacant position, the team announced Thursday. Long served as the Yankees hitting coach from 2007-14 …
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 23, 2014

Mets hire Kevin Long, ex-Yankees hitting coach, to fill opening

Long is the third Mets hitting coach in the last year. The Mets shuttled Lamar Johnson off their coaching staff earlier this month after he had four-plus months in the position after taking over in late May. The club fired Dave Hudgens on Memorial Day.
New York Daily News Oct 23, 2014
Wheelchair no handicap for Mets fan calendar model Amanda Perla

Wheelchair no handicap for Mets fan calendar model Amanda Perla

Amanda Perla thought for sure her wheelchair would be an issue. Sure, she was wearing a bright blue Mets cap and a bright blue shirt and was flashing a smile perfect enough for a toothpaste ad. But she thought the wheelchair would be what people would notice

Mets hire Kevin Long as new hitting coach

Here’s the announcement from the Mets with a quote from Long: — FLUSHING, N.Y., October 23, 2014 – The New York Mets today announced the club has named Kevin Long the team’s new hitting coach. The club also tabbed Dustin Clarke, their new Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach. “Kevin’s experience, success and wealth of […] The post Mets hire Kevin Long as new hitting coach appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
New York Daily News Oct 23, 2014
Mets name Kevin Long new hitting coach

Mets name Kevin Long new hitting coach

The Mets apparently did not have to look far and wide for a new hitting coach. Thursday, they officially hired Kevin Long, who had spent the last eight years working in the same capacity with the Yankees.
Newsday Oct 23, 2014

Source: Mets interested in Michael Cuddyer

The Mets will have interest in soon-to-be-free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer, whose bat could provide a jolt to a sagging offense that was particularly vulnerable to lefthanded pitching.
Newsday Oct 23, 2014

Juan Lagares a finalist for National League Gold Glove award

Juan Lagares' brilliance in centerfield for the Mets this season earned him some recognition on Thursday -- though this could be just the start.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 23, 2014
Mets' center fielder Juan Lagares a Gold Glove finalist; does he deserve it?

Mets' center fielder Juan Lagares a Gold Glove finalist; does he deserve it?

If he wins, Lagares would be the third Mets outfielder to do so after Tommie Agee and Carlos Beltran.
Juan Lagares named as a finalist for Gold Glove

Juan Lagares named as a finalist for Gold Glove

The other finalists are Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton and Denard Span of the Nationals.

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