Tags: Alderson, Sandy

Mets Seek to Gain Control of a Season in Danger of Slipping Away

Friday’s scheduled starter, Jacob deGrom, has generally performed the best in a rotation troubled by injuries to Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz and Seth Lugo and subpar results from Matt Harvey and Robert Gsellman. But even deGrom, the National League rookie of the year in 2014 and an All-Star in 2015, had not matched his lofty…

Terry Collins, Soon to Be the Mets’ Longest-Tenured Manager, Still Relishes the Job

“I’m thrilled to still be here,” said Collins, who will turn 68 this month. “This is a great place to manage. It’s really fun. A tremendous fan base with great passion for the team and the game.” Photo Collins, left, with David Wright, in 2012. “If he does feel pressure or that he’s under the…