4:09 AM EDT, Mon May 28, 2018
New York Post

Mets need Mickey Callaway to start showing some flexibility

MILWAUKEE — Get used to it Mets fans, this is the numbers’ world you have entered and Mickey Callaway is doubling down, living and dying with what the numbers tell him to do as manager. After watching his bullpen implode Friday night, Callaway went with a similar formula Sunday at Miller Park and the Mets...

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Mets manager Mickey Callaway again burned after removing Robert Gsellman in 8-7 loss

The Mets blew a two-run lead in the seventh in a 8-7 loss to Milwaukee on Sunday.        

New York Post

Mickey Callaway has backed up his talk but now must build on it

Just forty-nine games into his professional managerial career, Mickey Callaway has re-taught us two valuable lessons: 1) No matter how formal or impressive your preparation, managing a major league team carries a learning curve. 2) No matter who resides in the manager’s office, the Mets will be the Mets. The Mets’ replacement for Terry Collins...

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Vargas struggles again, but will remain in the rotation

Mets LHP Jason Vargas turned in yet another poor start on Saturday afternoon, but Mets manager Mickey Callaway said the team is keeping him in the rotation because they have no other choice.

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Mets manager Mickey Callaway on lefty Jason Vargas' start against Milwaukee

Mets manager Mickey Callaway on lefty Jason Vargas start against Milwaukee        

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Video: NY Mets manager Callaway on his decisions in the 8-7 loss

Video: NY Mets manager Callaway on his decisions in the 8-7 loss        

New York Post

Mets keep finding reasons to play Jose Reyes

MILWAUKEE — Jose Reyes’ lethargic play hasn’t been enough to bury him completely on the Mets bench. With Amed Rosario getting a rest Saturday, manager Mickey Callaway opted for the disappointing Reyes over Luis Guillorme at shortstop against the Brewers. Entering play Reyes had a .143/.196/.200 slash line. In his previous start, against the Marlins...

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Mets manager knows why AJ Ramos has been so brutal

MILWAUKEE — AJ Ramos just needs to get his head straight. In assessing the veteran reliever’s brutal season, Mets manager Mickey Callaway has concluded Ramos’ troubles are mental, and not physical, in his attempt to throw strikes. Ramos’ latest meltdown came Friday night, when he entered in the 10th inning and walked the only two...

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on reliever AJ Ramos

NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on reliever AJ Ramos        

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Amed Rosario, AJ Ramos

NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Amed Rosario, AJ Ramos        

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RHP Corey Oswalt placed on DL with lat injury

According to Triple-A Las Vegas manager Tony DeFrancesco, Mets RHP Corey Oswalt was placed on DL.

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway feels Jose Reyes is team's best backup shortstop

Jose Reyes started at shortstop on Saturday in place of Luis Guillorme.        

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Syndergaard pulled after six despite 78 pitches thrown

Mets starter Noah Syndergaard had just 78 pitches thrown through six innings in his outing against the Brewers Friday night. But manager Mickey Callaway thought it the right move to end his night before the seventh.

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Noah Syndergaard holding runners

NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Noah Syndergaard holding runners        

New York Post

Wilmer Flores will get shot to be third baseman while Frazier’s out

MILWAUKEE — The Mets’ third-base carousel in Todd Frazier’s absence has stopped on Wilmer Flores’ name. Normally limited to duty against lefty starters, Flores was in the Mets’ starting lineup Thursday against Brewers right-hander Zach Davies, as manager Mickey Callaway searches for a dependable option at the position. Flores drove in a pair of runs,...

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Mets manager benches Jose Reyes and tries to lift his spirits

After Jose Reyes made two errors at third base on Tuesday, Mets manager Mickey Callaway went with Luis Guillorme in Frazier’s spot on Wednesday. Callaway said he spoke to Reyes following Tuesday’s game, when one of his miscues led to a pair of unearned runs against Zack Wheeler. “No matter the age or how long...

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Why Mets and Indians could be ideal trade match

One connection to monitor is between the Mets and the Indians. The front offices have long had a good relationship — they made the Jay Bruce trade last August. But it is even stronger now with former Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway, the Mets manager. The clubs talked extensively about Jason Kipnis in the offseason,...

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Miami Marlins links, 5/23/18: Smith shuts down Mets

Plus, more Hump Day Marlins links Yesterday’s game Caleb Smith dominated the Mets over 6.2 innings, allowing just one run and striking out eight. J.T. Realmuto led the charge on offense, with three hits and two RBI. You can read our excellent full recap here, but here’s the gist of it: Lights out! Marlins win game two, 5-1, behind a strong start by Caleb Smith.#JuntosMiami pic.twitter.com/6jZsmxHsL2— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) May 23, 2018 Mattingly: Throwing strikes is a good thing. .@Marlins manager Don Mattingly says LHP Caleb Smith is successful when he is throwing...

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Alderson says Bautista 'adds some balance' and poses threat to LHP

Moments after the Mets signed Jose Bautista on Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson touted the veteran outfielder's ability to hit left-handed pitchers.

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Mickey Callaway on the Mets' sweep

Manager Mickey Callaway talks about the Mets sweep over the Arizona Diamondbacks.        

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway previews Jason Vargas' start against Miami

NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway previews Jason Vargas start against Miami        

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Mets are weighing whether Lugo belongs in bullpen or rotation

Mets manager Mickey Callaway told reporters before Sunday's game that the team is weighing whether Seth Lugo is better off in the bullpen or the starting rotation.

New York Post

Asdrubal Cabrera’s day off turned into a whole lot more

Manager Mickey Callaway told Asdrubal Cabrera he had the day off Sunday. The Mets manager’s pants were no doubt in flames while his nose grew exponentially when he made that statement. “It’s never off,” Cabrera said. “In the National League, it’s never a day off. You’ve got to be ready to play the game.” And...

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NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on facing Patrick Corbin

NY Mets manager Mickey Callaway on facing Patrick Corbin        

Rising Apple

Mets first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. responsible for the monstrous Phillies

New York Mets first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. spent years as the Philadelphia Phillies general manager. In 2018, one of his biggest moves is hurting the Mets. Before first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. was helping New York Mets stretch a single into a double, he was the general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. […] Mets first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. responsible for the monstrous Phillies - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

Mets have bigger plans for their valuable bullpen weapon

The manager offers a qualifier when discussing Seth Lugo’s value to the Mets. “If we have the luxury of keeping him in the bullpen, that means the starters that are starting are doing pretty well and he makes our bullpen better, so we are probably a better team,” Mickey Callaway said. The 28-year-old Lugo is...

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Alderson gives Callaway a vote of confidence

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson voiced his support for manager Mickey Callaway on Tuesday ahead of the team's game against the Blue Jays.

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Juan Lagares sprained big toe while hitting wall after catch

X-Rays on the toe were negative, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said.

1969 WS Gm5: Jones awarded first base after Hodges argues

10/16/69: Cleon Jones is awarded first base after Mets manager Gil Hodges shows the umpire Jones' shoe polish mark on the ball

Mets manager Terry Collins talks David Wright, Jose Reyes, and more

New York Mets manager Terry Collins chats with SNY's Steve Gelbs about David Wright's return and how the Mets plan on using Jose Reyes this season.

Bobby Valentine spills the secrets behind famous Mets disguise

Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine tells the inside story of going incognito in the dugout after getting ejected from a game at Shea Stadium, as he signs autographs at the Queens Baseball Convention.