Why are the Mets extending Collins’ contract?

The New York Mets announced Wednesday that they had agreed with manager Terry Collins on a two-year contract extension that is reportedly worth $3 million.

Collins did manage the Mets to a 90-72 regular-season record and an National League East title. He took them through the postseason and to the World Series that ended in a five-game loss to the Kansas City Royals; it was the Mets’ first NL Pennant in 15 years. It would seem that extending Collins’ contract would be the prudent thing to do. However, there are questions and circumstances surrounding Collins that would make some question why the Mets even want Collins back.

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Mets’ extending Collins’ contract not without questions

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