Terry Collins' Faith Comes Back to Haunt Him

June 25, 2012 12:00 AM

Terry Collins' Faith Comes Back to Haunt Him

" There isn't much doubt that a good bit of the resiliency that the Mets have shown this year comes from  Terry Collins.

Collins is a relentlessly positive force for the team, never engaging in any of the doom and gloom that marked Jerry Manuel's run in the dugout. Collins is getting much more than the sum of the parts available to him this year and he's proving to be one of the better managerial hires in Mets history as a result.

That doesn't mean he doesn't have his bad moments, however, or that he doesn't have entire weekends where it seems like he'd be incapable of ordering the right food at restaurants. This was one of those weekends, one where Collins kept walking into the closest sushi bar and trying to order the spaghetti with meatballs.

On Friday night, Robinson Cano faced Miguel Batista in the late innings and hit a home run that briefly appeared to be United flight 418 on its way into LaGuardia from Charleston. The Mets won, but it was hard to understand why Cano wasn't facing Tim Byrdak, whose ability to get lefties out is the reason for his existence "

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