Memo To Omar: Invest On Big Names

Posted: 12th November 2009 by Leslie Monteiro in MLB
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Reports circulated that Mets general manager Omar Minaya is hesitant to spend the money on the stars of the 2010 free agent class. His approach is to build around the team with lower-level free agents. Typically, Minaya loves to target the big names and do whatever it takes to get their signature on the dotted line of the contract, and that approach worked out well for him, but with the team playing awful these last two years, he realized it was time to change the way he does business. This is the wrong time for him to do that especially in light of the Yankees winning a World Series championship last week. After how this season turned sour for the Mets, they need to spend the money to get the best players in this uninspiring free agent market. It worked for the Yankees this past season. ...

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