3:30pm: According to ESPN.com's Amy Nelson, Omar Minaya has accused New York Daily News reporter Adam Rubin of lobbying for a player development job with the Mets. Last week Rubin broke the news that Bernazard challenged Mets minor leaguers to a fight. Rubin and Minaya apparently started arguing with one another this afternoon after Minaya made the allegation against the reporter. Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post says it's "an epic meltdown by Omar Minaya. Just epic."
1:39pm: The Mets will announce the firing of executive Tony Bernazard within the hour, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Bernazard was involved in a confrontation with Mets minor leaguers last week, sparking controversy. Sherman writes that the Mets fired Bernazard because he was becoming a distraction.