Where is Cookie Rojas now?
A five-time All-Star player, Rojas is currently the Miami Marlins’ Spanish-language television color commentator.
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Who hired Luis Rojas?
New York Yankees
NEW YORK — The Yankees hired former Mets manager Luis Rojas as their third-base coach on Monday, a month after he lost his job with the crosstown rivals.
Who did Luis Rojas play for?
He played briefly in the minor leagues, with the GCL Expos in 2004, where he hit . 240 in 37 games as an infielder/outfielder. After being a manager in the minor leagues from 2011 to 2018, Rojas was promoted to the parent New York Mets’s coaching staff in 2019 as the quality assurance coach.
What position did Cookie Rojas play?
Cookie Rojas is one of a handful of major leaguers who played every position in his career including pitcher. Of that group, he is the only one to make both the American and National League All-Star teams. Rojas worked in the major leagues as a player, coach, manager, and broadcaster for more than five decades.
What happened to Cookie Rojas son Victor Rojas?
Rojas’ youngest son, Victor, is a play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Angels. His second oldest son, Mike, is a minor league manager and former MLB bullpen coach for the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners. Currently, Cookie Rojas serves as the Marlins’ Spanish television announcer (SAP).
What nationality is the name Cookie Rojas?
Cookie Rojas. This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rojas and the second or maternal family name is Rivas. Octavio Víctor “Cookie” Rojas Rivas (born March 6, 1939) is a Cuban former professional baseball player, coach, and manager. He is currently a television sports commentator.
What happened to Juan Rojas in the Major League?
Major league career. After the 1962 season, Rojas was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for relief pitcher Jim Owens. Although the Phillies already had an All-Star second baseman in fellow Cuban Tony Taylor, Rojas had seen the last of the minor leagues and would man second in 27 games in 1963.