Tag: Omar Minaya

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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DONE DEAL! METS SIGN K-ROD TO 3-YEAR CONTRACT

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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Drinks, Steaks, and Francisco Rodriguez

An article by posted on December 8, 2008

There must be nothing better than an ice cold beer in a frosty mug, and a perfectly grilled medium rare steak, to satisfy your appetite while you are negotiating a huge, multi-million dollar contract. That’s exactly what Omar Minaya and his entourage did during the waning hours of Sunday night with their special guest, free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez. No word […]

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Is Jon Niese Ready For Prime Time?

An article by posted on December 2, 2008

Last week, Joel Sherman of the NY Post spoke to Omar Minaya about his plan for the Mets 2009 rotation. Here is what he wrote on his blog. I have spoken to many Met officials, including GM Omar Minaya, and each has told me essentially the same strategy: That they would like to add a […]

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2009/2010 – Years of the Gangsta

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that Jerry Manuel has agreed on a two year contract and a team option for the third. The details of the deal has not been made public yet, so stay tuned for more.   This news comes a few days after Omar Minaya says he will probably pick up the […]

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A Truly Metsian Dilemma

An article by posted on June 20, 2008

Okay-it doesn’t need to be said again, but the Mets could have handled Willie Randolph’s termination a little bit…okay a lot…better. Like not letting him on the plane to Anaheim better. For something we all knew was going to happen one way or another, the Mets certainly found a way to shock us and even […]

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Where There’s a Will(ie), There’s a Way

An article by posted on June 13, 2008

I sat there stunned as Billy Wagner blew his 5th save yesterday. I turned the game off after that because I had a feeling of what was going to happen next: enter Heilman, D-Backs win game. Of course, I put none of the blame on Heilman himself because he would not have been pitching had Wags […]

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We Have the Right to Question Omar Minaya

An article by posted on December 15, 2007

It is probably very hard…wait…it is very hard to be Omar Minaya right now. But watching the Diamondbacks aquire Dan Haren from the Athletics and then trade Jose Valverde to the Astros makes me wonder: what is Omar doing? Or not doing? We could have had Dan Haren, or at the very least Joe Blanton. And […]

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Bye Bye Mota, Means Bye Bye Duca

An article by posted on November 24, 2007

In the eyes of Mets fans aplenty, Paul Lo Duca and Guillermo Mota were two different people. As the Rolling Stones once said, "You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might just find that you get what you need." Paul Lo Duca couldn’t wait to re-sign with the Mets. […]

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