OMAR MINAYA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Grading Alderson and Minaya’s performance based on the 2000-2007 Drafts

There was a lot of talk in 2013, both in our articles and in the Game Chatters, about the relative strength and weaknesses of the Mets’ drafting in the recent past, specifically the results of the drafts by Omar Minaya and Sandy Alderson. It’s too soon to pass final judgment on Alderson’s drafts and some of Minaya’s, too. But that doesn’t mean we can’t try to understand...
Via Mets360.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Mets’ lineup if Omar Minaya’s plan worked out

Pretty much every Mets fan will agree that Omar Minaya failed as the Mets’ GM in trying to make the squad into a perennial winning team. Some of the problems weren’t his fault; regardless, he failed as General Manager. Minaya had many plans internally with prospects which were supposed to work out but most of them didn’t. Now let’s take a look at what the 2014 lineup might...
Via Mets360.com
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Minaya's One And A Two Cha Cha

Boomer & Carton favorite: Then NY Mets GM Omar Minaya's One And A Two Cha Cha. By popular demand. Or, actually, because reader Cory Gimbel asked for it. Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Omar MInaya, Sandy Alderson share credit for 2012 Mets success

This year has been a lot of fun for the Mets and their fans. Expectations were low coming into the season and the Mets have instead played like a team that has designs playing in the postseason. After what the team has been through the past three years, 2012 feels like a cool breeze on a 98 degree day. But I think it’s important to remember that 2010 and 2011 were not uninterrupted...
Via Mets360.com
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Manny and the Yankees – Why Not?

New York and Manny Ramirez has been talked about for years. Omar Minaya nearly acquired Ramirez a few times when he ran the Mets. The Yankees flirted with the idea as late as last season, but elected to pass. It appeared that Ramirez’s career was over after he elected to retire instead of serve his suspension for the use of PEDs. Now Ramirez is attempting to make a comeback; wouldn’t...
Via Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Minaya to be Padres' VP of baseball operations

Former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya has been hired as vice president of baseball operations for the San Diego Padres. Minaya will be based in New Jersey, his longtime home, but will travel to scout as well as work out of Petco Park in San Diego. The 53-year-old Minaya spent seven seasons as general manager of the Mets, helping the club reach the 2006 World Series....
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Omar Minaya Close to Becoming Padres Newest Vice President

Omar Minaya will be joining the Padres front office reports SI.com.  Rumors swirled about Minaya joining the Padres front office before Thanksgiving, but quieted down quickly.  SI.com is reporting that Minaya will become a Vice President: "Minaya was discussing a job with new Padres general manager Josh Byrnes that will give him a title along the lines of vice president...
Via Friarhood
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Minaya to join San Diego Padres

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya will be hired as a vice president of the San Diego Padres. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement was not yet final. Minaya was discussing a job with new Padres general manager Josh Byrnes that will give him a title along the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

AP source: Minaya to become Padres vice president

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya will be hired as a vice president of the San Diego Padres. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement was not yet final. Minaya was discussing a job with new Padres general manager Josh Byrnes that will give him a title along the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Cap Changes Caps: Capuano Signs With Dodgers - Omar Hired In SD

Busy day for former Mets personnel. Former Mets GM Omar Minaya has been hired by San Diego GM Josh Burns, who was on the Mets short list of GM candidates last year, to be special assistant to the GM. According to Adam Rubin, Minaya's role will be:"Special assistant. Basically advise. Look at potential trade targets, draft picks, etc."Minaya has always been regarded...
Via Long Island Met Fan
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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