Sources: Mets GM gets vote of confidence, 4-year extension

Updated: September 24, 2008, 12:51 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Omar Minaya will receive a four-year extension to continue as general manager of the New York Mets, sources said on Tuesday. The deal is all but done, but it is not known when the extension will be formally announced.

Minaya took over as the Mets' GM after the 2004 season and guided the team back into contention. The Mets made the playoffs in 2006, keyed largely by players acquired by Minaya, and led the NL East for much of 2007 before collapsing late in September. The Mets beat the Chicago ...

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