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OMAR MINAYA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement and Brighter Future

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players that now form the nucleus of a young Mets team on the verge of a vibrant...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minaya Happy To See A Brighter Mets Future

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players that now form the nucleus of a young Mets team on the verge of a vibrant...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The night Omar Minaya got nervous

I met Omar Minaya once. We encountered each other on the elevator at Shea Stadium before the Mets’ game against the Seattle Mariners on June 25th, 2008. The entire event comprised probably less than two minutes but in that short span of time, I still managed to unnerve him. Here’s the story: On June 17, 2008, Minaya and Tony Bernazard fired Willie Randolph and several coaches...
Via Mets360.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul LoDuca on WFAN: “Omar Minaya Is An Idiot”

Earlier today on the Joe & Evan midday show on WFAN 660-AM/101.9 FM they had former Mets catcher Paul LoDuca on as a guest and he had some very interesting things to say about the Mets current catchers, Citi Field and former Mets GM Omar Minaya. This is just some of the things had to say on the topic of his time with the Mets and Omar Minaya from the CBS New York website “The...
Via The Daily Stache
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Mets Catcher Calls Minaya An Idiot Who Was Unfit To Be GM

Former Dodger and Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca took a rip at his former general manager Omar Minaya, charging that Minaya was an idiot who was unfit for his job. Appearing as a guest on the Joe and Evan show on WFAN this morning to talk about the Belmont Stakes, things veered way off course when the former MLB All-Star turned horse-racing enthusiast, took some stiff jabs at his former...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 06, 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

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

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
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