"It’s how the team approaches each game and how it conducts itself over the course of an entire season," Alderson said. "All those things are important.”
According to multiple reports in early August, Terry Collins will very likely return to manage the Mets in 2015, assuming they don’t totally fall apart before the end of the season (MetsBlog, Aug. 13).
The Mets first signed Collins to a two-year deal in late 2010, his option was picked up for 2013, after which he signed a two-year extension, which includes a team option for 2016.
Matthew Cerrone: I don’t fully understand why he’s a lock to be back, even if the team finishes slightly below .500. But, I’m OK with the decision, as long as Alderson keeps an open mind as next year gets rolling >> Read more from August 14.