Browsing All posts tagged under »Omar Minaya«

Evaluating Minaya’s Mets farm system

November 18, 2010 by

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Recently both John Sickels and FanGraphs gave grades/rankings to the Mets farm system. These were met with dismay by Mets fans, who were disappointed that the farm system was not in better shape. The knee-jerk reaction was to blame former GM Omar Minaya, who oversaw the team for the previous six years. However, missing from […]

Top 10 ways Mets have frustrated followers

September 27, 2010 by

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It has been another frustrating season for the New York Mets and their fans. The Mets spent eight days in last place early in the season and last led the National League East on April 30. Their offense totally collapsed in July, they couldn’t get a big hit when needed and key pitchers slumped at […]

Towers, experience should win out as GM

September 27, 2010 by

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The Mets are facing an offseason of stark changes, and the front office will be no exception.  General manager Omar Minaya likely will be reassigned within the organization, opening the door to a fresh start for a franchise that seemingly has lost its way over the last few seasons. Several names have emerged as prospects […]

Ex-Mets pitchers: gone and forgettable

September 11, 2010 by

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While the Mets front office has made some terrible and unsightly moves over the years, with the contracts given to Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez at the top of the list, they usually know when to cut bait with mediocre pitchers. Below will be a list of examples of how the Mets made the right […]

Minaya, the Wilpons and Dave Cameron

August 20, 2010 by

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FanGraphs Managing Editor Dave Cameron is one of the most influential online baseball writers around. Because of this he has had to take a fair amount of garbage over the years from people who comment on his stories. Some of the hostility is deserved; most of it is not. Highly visible people are subject to […]

Video: Omar Minaya

August 7, 2010 by

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The New York Mets have dropped below .500 for the first time since May 23, and 8 1/2 games behind the N.L. East-leading Atlanta Btaves. They are 6-15 since the All-Star break and quickly falling out of the playoff race. ESPN-New York reporter Adam Rubin talked to GM Omar Minaya about his job security and […]

Video: Omar Minaya

August 1, 2010 by

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New York Mets GM Omar Minaya spoke to the media as the trade deadline expired on Saturday. He discussed the reasons why the Mets did not make a deal (video courtesy of ESPN-New York) …