The stress of this terrible Mets season showed itself Friday night in another chest cold for manager Terry Collins. “That’s why I’m sick,’’ Collins told The Post at Citi Field on a long, rainy night the Mets were beaten by the Marlins, 3-1. “My immune system is down because I give a s–t.’’ With 42 games remaining and the Mets at 53-67, Collins still cares like he did on Opening Day. He cares about his players. “It’s tough,’’ he said. “All the guys coming and going.’’ Not only did the Mets lose, but they made another trade, this one sending outfielder Curtis Granderson, a Collins favorite, to the Dodgers. Here is what Collins is going to do the rest of the way. He’s going to manage to win with
Yankees OF Aaron Judge has revealed why he doesn't watch his home runs. "In my senior year in high school I had a ton of major league scouts at the game," Judge told the NY Post on Thursday. "I thought it would be cool to kind of show off. In my first at-bat I hit a ball to center field that I thought was a long way out. So I started watching. And then I started to take a nice little jog to first. The ball hit right off the top of the wall. I didn't even make it to second base.After that moment I said that would be the last time I don't hustle.'' Judge, 25, hit two home runs during the Yankees' four-game sweep of the Mets and has hit 37 this season. He is on pace to finish the season with 50
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. This interview was conducted in Spanish and has been translated. Five years ago, shortstop Amed Rosario earned the Mets' largest-ever international signing bonus, a $1.75 million figure -- and all the pressures that came along with it. After making his major league debut on Aug 1. -- and with 12 hits and two home runs already under his belt -- the Mets' rookie spoke with Marly Rivera about the pressure of being a top prospect, his struggles learning English, and learning from Jose Reyes. Being the top prospect in baseball, do you feel pressure to revitalize a franchise that is going through such a tough time?