Reports: Collins hired as Mets manager

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The New York Mets have hired former Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros manager Terry Collins to be the team's new skipper, multiple reports indicated Sunday.

Mets owner: Madoff didn't hurt team

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon admitted Monday he was burned in a swindle orchestrated by financier Bernard Madoff, but the Mets were unharmed.
Mets replacing Manager Manuel, GM Minaya

Mets replacing Manager Manuel, GM Minaya

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Manager Jerry Manuel and General Manager Omar Minaya were relieved of their duties Monday by the New York Mets.

Mets 1B Murphy out with sprained knee

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., March 31 (UPI) -- New York Mets first baseman Daniel Murphy will miss two to six weeks because of a right knee sprain, team officials said Wednesday.

Mets fire veep for alleged bad behavior

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 27 (UPI) -- The New York Mets said Monday they fired executive Tony Bernazard for a string of alleged episodes, including challenging minor league players to fight him.

N.Y. Mets re-sign Carlos Delgado

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The New York Mets have picked up the 2009 signing option of first baseman Carlos Delgado. It was worth $12 million.

Mets give GM Minaya a contract extension

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Mets signed General Manager Omar Minaya to a three-year contract extension Thursday.

Mets ace has knee surgery

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- New York Mets ace left-hander Johan Santana had surgery Wednesday to repair ligament damage in his left knee.

Wright replaces Soriano as all-star

NEW YORK, July 11 (UPI) -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright will replace the injured Alfonso Soriano on the National League roster in the Major League All-star Game Tuesday.
Moises Alou likely out for season

Moises Alou likely out for season

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- An MRI Thursday revealed that 42-year-old New York Mets left fielder Moises Alou has a torn left hamstring and is likely sidelined for the rest of the season.

Trot Nixon's return to the majors delayed

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Trot Nixon's return to the major leagues was delayed Saturday night when the inter-league contest between the New York Mets and Texas Rangers was rained out.

Mets OF Moises Alou needs hernia surgery

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- New York Mets outfielder Moises Alou will be sidelined four to six weeks because of hernia surgery.

Mets trade for Brewers catcher Estrada

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The New York Mets got catcher Johnny Estrada from the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday in exchange for pitcher Guillermo Mota.

Glavine undecided about his future

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- New York Mets pitcher Tom Glavine said he needs more time to decide his future and whether he'll return to baseball next season.

Report: Schoeneweis got steroid by mail

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- New York Mets pitcher Scott Schoeneweis may have to explain reports he allegedly received six shipments of steroids from a Florida-based pharmacy.
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Omar Minaya
New York Mets General Manager Omar Minaya watches batting practice prior to the game against the Washington Nationals on September 18, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Omar Teodoro Antonio Minaya y Sanchez (born November 10, 1958) is a baseball executive who served as General Manager for the Montreal Expos and New York Mets.

Born in the Dominican Republic, he moved to Elmhurst, in Queens, New York City at the age of eight and grew up in Corona. Minaya starred as a baseball player at Newtown High School in Elmhurst.

Minaya was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 14th Round (342nd overall) of the 1978 Major League Baseball Draft. He had a short-lived career in the minor leagues as well as stints in leagues in both the Dominican Republic and Italy.

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