Terry Collins: Mets need to stay focused

Updated: February 10, 2011, 9:22 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets manager Terry Collins may not utter the precise words "Ponzi scheme" or "Bernard Madoff." But the manager does intend to bring up the topic at the start of spring training, to ensure players are focused on what they ought to be doing -- preparing to win games.

"It's like [chief operating officer] Jeff [Wilpon] said: 'This is out of our control,'" Collins said Wednesday, after throwing batting practice at the team's complex. "We can only worry about the ...

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