Terry Collins Does the Wright Thing

May 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Terry Collins Does the Wright Thing

" If not for D.J. Carrasco, there wouldn't be much to say about Tuesday night's Mets loss.

Dillon Gee had absolutely nothing, giving up two home runs to Travis Ishikawa and leaving the game after allowing seven runs to the Brewers. Zach Greinke did have something working for the Brewers and he used it to strike out seven batters in seven innings without giving up a run.

Things could have continued like that and the Brewers would have won 7-0 in front of a sparse crowd that would probably forget the outcome before they got to the 7 train. But there was an eighth Milwaukee run and that instantly made the game memorable.

Carrasco gave up a home run to Rickie Weeks and then hit Ryan Braun with the first pitch of the next at-bat. Carrasco was ejected and, in between innings, Terry Collins decided to pull David Wright and Daniel Murphy from the game.

That touched off a pretty spirited back-and-forth between Collins and Wright in the Mets dugout, one that was caught on video and clearly had to do with Wright's displeasure in being pulled from the game "

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