clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Mets re-sign Terry Collins to two-year extension

After taking the Mets to the World Series, Terry Collins will return to manage the team through 2017.

Terry Collins will remain in New York.
Terry Collins will remain in New York.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

After reaching the postseason for the first time as a major league manager, Terry Collins was rewarded in the form of a two-year contract extension. As reported by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets will announce their two-year deal with Collins tomorrow.

With Yoenis Cespedes, Daniel Murphy, and seven other Mets entering free agency, Collins will be a figure of stability with the organization entering the 2016 season.  The move will further extend Collins's tenure in New York, having already posted a cumulative 394-416 record with the Mets over five seasons. Having clinched the National League this past season, Collins was awarded the Sporting News NL Manager of the Year. Speaking about the honor, Collins gave credit to his players.

"We're blessed as managers, because the only reason why I'm sitting here is I have good players," Collins told "And I owe them everything, for any award that you get, you better look behind you and see the reason why you get those awards, because it's certainly the job -- their execution is what's helped."