4) Experience

2015 was Collins’s first year of making the playoffs and the World Series. His inexperience in the World Series compared with his counterpart Ned Yost, whose Royals were there last year, was a big factor in the results, particularly Collins’s late inning moves.

But after finally tasting the World Series, Collins and the Mets will have more experience under their belts and should the Mets reach the World Series again next season, Collins should be more equipped this time around.

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