Now that Omar Minya and Jerry Manuel have both taken care of
their contract issues it is time for them to start assessing the state of the
New York Mets. With the 2008 playoffs still underway there is not a whole lot
of things Minya can do right now. He can, however, address Carlos Delgado’s
contract option. It is really a no brainer for the Mets considering how
astronomical MLB contracts have soared to in the past several years. For a
measly $12 million the Mets get to retain 38 homeruns and 115 RBI. Not bad for
Beat writer Mark Hale believes that Delgado’s option is all but picked up already.