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Mets' Collins Says Even His Wife Questioned His Pitching Moves In Game 4

Mets' Collins Says Even His Wife Questioned His Pitching Moves In Game 4

NEW YORK — As the eighth-inning meltdown unfolded Saturday night at Citi Field, the second-guessing was already in high gear.

Mets manager Terry Collins followed his familiar bullpen pattern in Game 4 of the World Series. Leading by one run and needing six outs, he brought Tyler Clippard in for the eighth inning. After a one-out walk, Collins stuck with Clippard and only turned the game over to closer Jeurys Familia after a second walk by Clippard.

An error by Daniel Murphy was followed by two singles and the Royals suddenly had a two-run lead. The Mets were unable to recover and Collins was lambasted for mismanaging his bullpen in the most important game of the...

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