New York Mets manager Terry Collins resigned Sunday after seven seasons and said he will take a position in the team's front office.
“It's been a blast, but it's time,” the 68-year-old Collins said.
Collins announced he was stepping down after the Mets lost to Philadelphia 11-0, finishing a 70-92 season that began with great expectations but was quickly derailed by injuries.
“It's one of those years you want to forget, and I will. Tomorrow,” he said, saying this season left a “sour taste.”
The Mets were 551-583 overall under Collins, reaching the World Series in 2015 and earning an NL wild-card spot in 2016.
Collins was the oldest manager in the majors and...