Tag: Omar Minaya

In Defense of Minaya?

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

In yesterday’s New York Times, Tyler Kepner, who once was that paper’s Mets beat reporter, writes a speculative and thought-provoking piece about the WIlpons either canning or retaining Minaya. Basically, their choice at season’s end will be telling. Wilpon has said little about Minaya and Manuel, and at this point he seems likely to wait […]

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When To Stop Drinking The Koolaid

An article by posted on August 18, 2010 0 Comments

When it comes to Mets fans, you can basically break them down into three groups. You have the eternal optimists, your garden variety pessimists, and then there are those who just sit and watch and take it all in. You can always easily identify the latter by looking at their reactions and body language after […]

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Omar Does Not Deserve A Vote Of Confidence From The Mets

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

About 2 weeks ago principal owner Fred Wilpon was asked about Omar Minaya’s job status after the 2010 season.  Clueless Fred responded by saying: “Is the sun coming up tomorrow?” I cannot understand where this vote of confidence is coming from.  Omar Minaya has been the General Manager since the end of the 2004 season. […]

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Like Sands Through The Hourglass…So Are The Days Of The New York Mets

An article by posted on August 15, 2010 0 Comments

There seriously must be something brewing in the New York water supply and it’s having a mind numbing, logic nullifying, neuron destroying effect on it’s resident billionaires. How else can you explain the actions- or non-actions- of New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon to not right his sinking ship by tossing General Manager Omar Minaya […]

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The Untouchables

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss.  Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat.  I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger […]

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2011 Mets Slogan: The Tragic Is Back

An article by posted on August 5, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets’ reign of error is set to continue into 2011. Fred Wilpon will retain Omar Minaya for the 2011 season.  The team’s principal owner, Fred Wilpon, on Thursday said he is planning to stick with general manager Omar Minaya beyond this year, despite the threat […]

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10 Reasons Why The Mets Were Right To Stand Pat

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

I realize this is the unpopular counterpoint, but… 1. We’re Broke Look, I don’t have access to the Wilpon’s financial records. There are so many reports on the state of their finances that it’s hard to tell fact from fiction, but actions speak louder than words. The Mets are either unwilling or unable to take […]

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The New York Mets – The State of Disunion

An article by posted on July 31, 2010 0 Comments

I’m like most Mets fans, I’m eternally hopeful almost to the tipping point of naivete. Perhaps it’s just the way most of us have grown up as Mets fans, always believing yet more times than not, having our hearts ripped out and handed to us, Temple of Doom style. Yet our loyalty always remains as […]

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The Omar Minaya Way or The Ruben Amaro Jr. Way?

An article by posted on July 30, 2010 0 Comments

I came across an interesting article on MetsBlog, well a Tweet really, but basically it read: MLB note: in the last 366 days, the Phils have traded away 8 of their top 10 prospects from 2009, and 4 of their top 6 prospects from 2010. It was originally tweeted by chrisguzy I wound up having […]

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Will A Trade Make Sense This Year For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

In 2007, 2008 and now in 2010 the Mets needed to upgrade their team during the season by making a trade.  In 2007 the Mets needed to add a starter to the rotation.  They did not add a starting pitcher and wound up having an epic collapse.  The Mets didn’t end making trade as Omar […]

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