The Dominican, former manager of the Mets, was confirmed as the man who will occupy the position that was vacated with the departure of veteran Phil Nevin
New York Yankees has hired Luis Rojas as your new Coach third base, as confirmed by the team itself through its official social media accounts.
# YankeesBaseball Luis Rojas named as new third base coach.
– Yankees Baseball (@Yankees_Beisbol) November 15, 2021
Red, whose name had been returned to the stage after a report, now confirmed, from the New York Post indicate that the Dominican, former head of New York Mets would be the preferred candidate to occupy the aforementioned position, after the team decided not to renew the veteran’s contract Phil Nevin.
Luis Rojas ended his tenure as manager of the New York Mets at the end of the 2021 campaign, culminating with a record of 103 wins and 119 losses in his two seasons as foreman of the group. During your last year with the team, Red was involved in several controversies, related to the offensive performance of the New York squad and their behavior, when the team “without knowledge of the foreman“He began to show his thumbs down, as a way of criticizing the fans, who were disappointed with the performance of the team.
At the time of indicating that Red would not continue as team leader, the Mets indicated that they would offer him a position within their offices, but the Dominican had interviews with San Diego Padres for the position of manager and with the Yankees, where according to the report that ties him to the Mets, made a good impression with Aaron boone, leader of the “Bronx bombers”.
Luis Rojas is a highly respected baseball man, due to the family to which (Alou) belongs and the achievements as a manager he achieved in Minor Leagues and in the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM), where he has won championships.