Terry Collins will return as manager of the New York Mets the team announced Monday.

Collins is 225-261 as manager of the Mets with one game remaining this season. A new deal gives him an opportunity to see through the rebuilding project he jumped into a few years ago.

Despite struggling to their fifth consecutive losing season since moving into Citi Field the Mets have started to generate some legitimate hope for the future.

Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler have impressed on the mound the first to arrive from a crop of touted young pitchers New York is banking on down the road. Dillon Gee and Jonathon Niese appear dependable.