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Monday, July 27, 2009
Mets' Minaya losing control

The Mets have fired Tony Bernazard, which they had to do. Leave it to Omar Minaya, though, to screw this up, too. Courtesy of Ben Shpigel in The New York Times: Boy, that sure is some fine damage control.

We can't look inside the minds of the Mets' owners, but there's an excellent chance that Minaya's position has simply become untenable. It's one thing to lose, especially when you've got a halfway-decent excuse (all the injuries). It's one thing for one of your highest-ranking employees to be out of control, and not know about it before the newspapers.

Both, though? I just don't see how Minaya can survive these twin messes. Nor can I see how he should.