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Mets: 5 Reasons the Latest Collapse Should Not Be Blamed on Terry Collins

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Mets: 5 Reasons the Latest Collapse Should Not Be Blamed on Terry Collins
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After another promising start to a season, the New York Mets have fallen into the same trap that seems to catch them every year.

After beating the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 30, the Mets record stood at 43-36, above and beyond expectations. After their latest collapse, they enter play Tuesday against the Miami Marlins with a 53-56 record.

Going 10-20 in the heart of the season is not going to cut it for any team with playoff aspirations, let alone the Mets.

Many will want to try and pinpoint the reason to why the Mets have faltered in the last month. One person they should not be looking at is manager Terry Collins.

If anything, Collins is the one responsible for putting the Mets in position to contend before the calendar rolled into July.

Here are five reasons why the latest collapse should not be blamed on Mets' manager Terry Collins.

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