Tag: Omar Minaya

Baffling But Awesome Start

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

Maybe I should move more often.  My family moved from Tennessee to Wisconsin two weeks ago, and about that time the Mets were slipping deeper and deeper into a funk, starting out with a 2-6 record.  It looked like Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya might not last until the end of April with the team. […]

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Omar Satisfied With His One Hollow Victory

An article by posted on April 19, 2010 0 Comments

It is re-assuring that at least one person in Metville is happy today: Omar Minaya, the General Manager. He got his requisite victory in St. Louis this weekend.  Losing series number four is merely a footnote. The numbers are ugly, friends.  Your team resides in last place, two games behind the Washington Nationals and four games from […]

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Omar Minaya Was “Unprepared” For Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

On Sunday, 20-year old Aroldis Chapman, who signed a six-year, $30.25-million contract with the Cincinnati Reds, made his first start for Class-AAA Louisville Bats. It was an electrifying debut for one who is sure to become baseball’s next big thing. Chapman’s fastball hit 101 mph on the radar gun and stayed in the high 90s throughout the […]

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Jerry Manuel Continues To Mismanage This Team

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

Coming into 2010 we knew that there would be questions regarding the pitching, we knew that there were guys coming back from injuries and we also knew that the Mets needed a good start for Jerry Manuel to keep his job as the manager.  The Mets haven’t started good, losing their first 2 series to […]

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Mets Unprepared After Months Of Preparation

An article by posted on April 12, 2010 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe the euphoria of Opening Day took place but a week ago.  Since the Mets won Game One they have lost 4 out of 5, and two consecutive home series against Florida and Washington.  Not the Sterling start this team wanted-or more importantly, needed. Then came yesterday’s revelation by Jerry Manuel that the team was […]

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Look Who’s Talking Now

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com had the following to say in a post to his Daily Scoop. The Mets’ minor-league system looks a lot better now than most realized last year, when so-called experts rated it near the bottom. Those ratings will need to be re-evaluated now that five young Mets looked very good or better […]

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Glad Omar Is Unwilling To Rush Prospects To Save Job

An article by posted on March 23, 2010 0 Comments

This Spring we’ve gotten to look at some of our young prospects and they have impressed fans, the media and the team.  The reports that the farm system was dead have been greatly exaggerated it seems.  Fernando Martinez, Ike Davis, Jon Niese and Jenrry Mejia are having great springs, so of course there has been plenty […]

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The Mets Have A Major…Minor League Problem

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

It’s so easy for us to say the Mets are a dysfunctional franchise. We’ve certainly bared witness to it the last few years. One particular area of criticism that’s often pointed out is the Mets farm system, or lack there-of. The farm system is cultivated mostly by signing amateur free agents and the draft. The […]

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Adam Rubin Departing The NY Daily News

An article by posted on March 21, 2010 0 Comments

Last night while appearing on WFAN, New York Mets Beat Writer Adam Rubin announced that he will be departing the New York Daily News [Hat Tip: Tom Pich of MetsGuide]. He did not specify where he would be going other than that he would still be covering the Mets in some form. Today, Pich communicated […]

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A Spring Time Dilemma For The NY Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

This is the time during Spring Training that all Major League teams start to cut down their rosters, sending some players down to their Minor League affiliates, while others are sent on their way right out of the organization. The funny thing about this process is that there are very few surprises as to who stays […]

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