"In sports the way it is today, there are right moments and there are not right moments. This is the right moment I felt to come home," Minaya said. "I'm from Queens. I still go to Mama's. I'm still in Corona, Jackson Heights."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya says Jerry Manuel's job is safe despite the team's 8-16 record in its last 24 games.