Tag: Omar Minaya

2009 Mets versus 1986 Mets

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In an excellent article by John Harper of the Daily News, Harper believes that Omar Minaya has a lot to answer for should the Mets fail to make the playoffs this season despite the new 3 year contract he got from the Wilpons. Between his “we-don’t-have-an-edge” comments to Fox sports.com, which Minaya insists were misinterpreted, and Oliver […]

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Do The Mets Lack A Killer Instinct?

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya spoke with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and made some disparaging remarks when talking about the team’s lack of what he calls “an edge”. “We have good guys, solid professionals. There is a smile on David Wright’s face, a smile on Jose Reyes’s face. But there is not an edge to them. Some people […]

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Is It Time To Shea Goodbye To Omar?

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

After last weeks four game losing streak I started to observe our own chat room as well as other Met chat rooms and MLB blogs and some are blaming Omar Minaya for the Mets miserable start this year.  He didn’t sign the big free agents that were available  this past off-season.  Last year he signed […]

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What The Heck Was That All About?

An article by posted on April 20, 2009 0 Comments

Talk about your classic head scratchers. I would have loved to be a fly in the room when Omar and his brain-trust made the decision to DFA Darren O’Day, promote Nelson Figueroa, DFA Figueroa 18 hours later and promote Casey Fossum. I bet the conversation went just like this… Omar: Have a seat fellas, we […]

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Francesa Says Mets Are More Ignorant Than He Thought

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

During one of his legendary tirades, Mike Francesa lashed out at Omar Minaya and the Mets ownership during Friday’s show. Regarding Omar Minaya and the Wilpons he said: “Either they are a lot more ignorant than I thought, or they just don’t really care about winning. It can’t possibly be anything else. They just are plain […]

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Do You Really Want Gary Sheffield On The Mets?

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments
Do You Really Want Gary Sheffield On The Mets?

As I posted earlier, the Mets could be on the verge of signing Gary Sheffield as soon as tonight. In addition to the sources I already mentioned this morning, Joel Sherman of the NY Post adds a little more clarity to the situation and writes, The Mets are closing in on signing Gary Sheffield, likely today, […]

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Mets Notes – Ollie, Garcia, Livan, Reyes

An article by posted on March 19, 2009

A daily feature that will keep you fully briefed on the current state of the Mets. One post with all you need to know until tomorrow. Domestic Issues Adam Rubin of the Daily News tells us that Livan Hernandez is closing in on the fifth starters job, and that he would only cost the Mets $1MM […]

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Can The Mets Afford To Carry Marlon Anderson?

An article by posted on February 7, 2009

In 2007, Marlon Anderson parlayed a .319 average in just 60 at-bats into a two year deal worth $2.2 million dollars. Not bad for a bench player who had hit .231 in the first half of that season before being cut by the Dodgers and signed from the scrap heap by Omar Minaya. Last season, […]

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Mets Offer Lowe A 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 30, 2008

According to Jack Curry of the New York Times, the Mets have offered Derek Lowe a three-year deal worth about $36 million. “The Mets have offered the free-agent pitcher Derek Lowe a three-year contract for about $36 million, according to people who have been briefed on the discussions.” Scott Boras did not comment specifically on the […]

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An article by posted on December 9, 2008

Original Post: 3:05 PM The New York Mets agreed to a three-year deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Rodriguez’s deal, worth $37 million plus additional incentives, is pending a physical. It is a one-year increase over the two years and $24 million the Mets are said to have initially […]

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