Collins' decisions give Mets first win

In his first win in over 10 years, the manager's moves helped the Amazin's top Florida

Updated: April 3, 2011, 10:05 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

MIAMI -- Terry Collins kept the lineup card from his first managerial win since Aug. 23, 1999.

He earned it considering all the strategic decisions required.

"That's the fun part of managing in the National League, to be honest," Collins said after the Mets survived for a 6-4 win against the Florida Marlins on Saturday night at Sun Life Stadium. "You've got maneuvers to make. You have double-switches you've got to do. We made some moves in the ninth inning to put what we thought was ...

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