Aaron Gleeman

Mets manager Terry Collins gets two-year contract extension

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Winning the National League comes with some job security for Mets manager Terry Collins, as Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports that he’s agreed to a two-year contract extension.

Collins’ previous contract had a team option for 2016, but this new deal replaces that–covering 2016 and 2017, with guaranteed money–and according to Ackert comes “with an increase in salary.”

Collins had a losing record in each of his first four seasons as Mets manager, but the team went 90-72 this year and advanced to the World Series before falling to the Royals in five games. Along with his previous Astros and Angels stints, Collins has a career 838-850 (.496) record in 11 total seasons as a manager.