A ‘Minaya-cle’ visit to Brooklyn

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Mets General Manager Omar Minaya was observing the Cyclones on July 17, and afterwards, Clones’ manager Edgar Alfonzo was asked if the presence of his boss caused any nervousness — either for him or his players.

“That was a lot of pressure,” said Alfonzo. “I talked to the guys before the game, and I said that the general manager was here along with scouts, and to just do the things they have been doing all along, and don’t worry about it.”

One scribe mentioned that the Cyclones looked loose before the game, so they must not have been feeling the pressure.

But Alfonzo disagreed: “No, they were feeling the pressure, no doubt about it.”

Minaya said the goal was not to stress out the hot team — or Alfonzo.

“I was happy to have Edgar back here – I think he won here, if I’m not mistaken,” Minaya said. (Subtle, Omar. Subtle.)

Well, the good news is that this year’s Cyclones seem to thrive under pressure: With Minaya and some scouts watching their every move, they won, 5–1.

Updated 4:30 pm, July 9, 2018
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