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  • Yankees hire ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas as third-base coach
    • Yankees hire ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas as third-base coach
    Former Mets manager Luis Rojas is indeed staying in New York, but differently than many expected around the end of September....2021
  • • Yankees hire former Mets manager Luis Rojas as third-base coach
    Rojas was fired from his post as Mets manager after the 2021 season...2021
  • Yanks hire ex-Mets manager Rojas as 3B coach
    • Yanks hire ex-Mets manager Rojas as 3B coach
    The Yankees hired former Mets manager Luis Rojas as their new third-base coach on Monday....2021
  • Yankees name ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas third base coach
    • Yankees name ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas third base coach
    Luis Rojas is moving across town for his next job....2021
  • • Yankees Name Luis Rojas Third Base Coach
    The Yankees have hired former Mets skipper Luis Rojas to serve as their third base coach for the 2022 season, per a club announcement. He’ll take the place of Phil Nevin, whom the Yankees dismissed following the season. Rojas, 40, served as the Mets’ manager for the past two seasons. He’d been serving as a…...2021
  • • Yankees expected to hire ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas as third-base coach, per report
    Rojas was fired from his post as Mets manager after the 2021 season...2021
  • Ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas interviews to be Yankees base coach
    • Ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas interviews to be Yankees base coach
    Luis Rojas may not have to leave New York for his next job in baseball. It just might just be with the other team in town....2021
  • Yankees likely hiring ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas to be third-base coach
    • Yankees likely hiring ex-Mets manager Luis Rojas to be third-base coach
    Rojas and Yankees manager Aaron Boone enjoyed a nice relationship as Subway Series rivals the last two seasons....2021
  • • Quick Hits: Rojas, Kelly, Horowitz
    Luis Rojas has been unemployed for over a month now, after the Mets declined to pick up his option and retain him as manager for 2022. But he may have a chance to stay in the Big Apple, as Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that he was interviewed by the Yankees for one of…...2021
  • • Padres Interview Ozzie Guillen In Managerial Search
    The Padres interviewed Ozzie Guillén last week as part of their ongoing managerial search, report Dennis Lin and Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic (Twitter link). Guillén joins Brad Ausmus, Mike Shildt and Luis Rojas as known candidates for the position. Guillén’s sit-down with San Diego is his first known managerial interview since he was let…...2021

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Luis Rojas injury and suspension

  • Mets’ Noah Syndergaard will pitch in Braves series
    • Mets’ Noah Syndergaard will pitch in Braves series
    Noah Syndergaard will pitch a second outing on Friday or Saturday against the Braves, according to Mets manager Luis Rojas, after making his long-awaited comeback from Tommy John surgery on Tuesday....2021
  • Mets didn’t start Francisco Lindor, Javier Baez as precautionary measure
    • Mets didn’t start Francisco Lindor, Javier Baez as precautionary measure
    Francisco Lindor was the Mets’ hero in their 11-9 win in the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader against the Nationals, and Javier Baez contributed offensively as well. The two were then kept out of the lineup in the 4-3 nightcap loss, a move manager Luis Rojas said was precautionary with their injury history. “Guys have been......2021
  • • Jacob deGrom Won’t Resume Throwing For At Least Two More Weeks
    Jacob deGrom hasn’t thrown since a July 30 setback in his recovery from elbow inflammation prompted a two-week shutdown. With that initial shutdown having passed, there’d been some hope deGrom could restart his throwing program in the coming days. That, however, won’t be the case. Mets manager Luis Rojas told reporters (including Deesha Thosar of…...2021
  • Mets’ David Peterson breaks foot in ‘freak’ injury while on IL
    • Mets’ David Peterson breaks foot in ‘freak’ injury while on IL
    David Peterson, who already was out until at least mid-August with an oblique strain, felt a pop in his foot while walking Friday, manager Luis Rojas said. Peterson will require surgery after sustaining a Jones fracture of the fifth metatarsal on his right foot....2021
  • Mets’ Jeff McNeil exits because of fatigue
    • Mets’ Jeff McNeil exits because of fatigue
    Mets manager Luis Rojas said Jeff McNeil's early exit was because of fatigue, not injury....2021
  • Jacob deGrom’s forearm injury ‘improving’
    • Jacob deGrom’s forearm injury ‘improving’
    CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom returned to New York this week for further evaluation and rehab on his right forearm, and the early vibe is positive. “DeGrom is improving,” manager Luis Rojas said Tuesday before the Mets lost 4-3 to the Reds. Rojas added that the Mets ace has seen an increase in range of motion......2021
  • Mets’ Luis Rojas suspended two games following ejection vs. Pirates
    • Mets’ Luis Rojas suspended two games following ejection vs. Pirates
    He added that he's unapologetic about fighting for his players....2021
  • • Mets manager Luis Rojas suspended two games for 'excessive arguing' vs. Pirates
    The Mets came back on Sunday despite a strange gaffe in the first inning...2021
  • Mets' Rojas slapped with 2-game suspension, fine
    • Mets' Rojas slapped with 2-game suspension, fine
    New York Mets manager Luis Rojas was handed a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball on Monday for excessive arguing with umpires during Sunday's 7-6 win over Pittsburgh....2021
  • Mets manager Luis Rojas suspended for going ballistic on umpire
    • Mets manager Luis Rojas suspended for going ballistic on umpire
    Mets manager Luis Rojas on Monday was suspended two games after going ballistic on an umpire during Sunday's win against the Pirates....2021

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Luis Rojas trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mets Decline Option On Manager Luis Rojas
    The Mets have declined their option on manager Luis Rojas, per a team announcement. Decisions on the remainder of the coaching staff are still pending and expected in the coming days, according to the team. Rojas managed the Mets from 2020-21 under a two-year contract that contained a pair of club options for the 2022-23…...2021
  • Rich Hill rewards Luis Rojas’ confidence will stellar Mets outing
    • Rich Hill rewards Luis Rojas’ confidence will stellar Mets outing
    Rich Hill turned in his longest start as a Met in Friday’s 6-2 win over the Nationals, stringing together six scoreless innings to help keep his team’s win streak alive. In his previous six starts since the Rays traded him to the Mets on July 23, Hill had not pitched past the fifth inning —......2021
  • Hill set to make Mets debut Sunday vs. Blue Jays
    • Hill set to make Mets debut Sunday vs. Blue Jays
    New York manager Luis Rojas said on Saturday that newly acquired starter Rich Hill, 41, is expected to make his Mets debut on Sunday at Citi Field vs. Toronto, following his trade from Tampa Bay earlier this week....2021
  • Luis Rojas’ temperament is exactly what these Mets need
    • Luis Rojas’ temperament is exactly what these Mets need
    Up front, it is worth pointing out that Luis Rojas has not accomplished anything yet. His baseball baptism might have come by fire after the Carlos Beltran disaster, but he still should have found a way to lead the 2020 Mets to the playoffs....2021
  • Miguel Castro turning into unexpected Mets gift
    • Miguel Castro turning into unexpected Mets gift
    An unforeseen gift of former general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets tenure might be Miguel Castro. The right-handed reliever has emerged as a late-inning staple, joining new arrivals Trevor May and Aaron Loup among the most trusted setup options in manager Luis Rojas’ bullpen. Van Wagenen acquired Castro from the Orioles at the trade deadline......2021
  • Luis Rojas can’t overthink playing Dominic Smith anymore
    • Luis Rojas can’t overthink playing Dominic Smith anymore
    PHILADELPHIA — Well, the Mets certainly gave you your money’s worth if you managed to sit through their first victory of the year. It was an artless slog, and it wouldn’t be surprising if you felt numb on both ends by the time this one was through. But a win is a win, and you......2021
  • Mets adjusting to ‘tough’ communication issues
    • Mets adjusting to ‘tough’ communication issues
    JUPITER, Fla. — Outdoor meetings, dugout limitations, a smaller Grapefruit League schedule. Navigating spring training 2021 has offered challenges to the Mets, even after last season’s initiation to protocols during a pandemic. Communication remains the biggest issue. “It’s been tough,” manager Luis Rojas said Wednesday before the Mets played their first nine-inning Grapefruit League game......2021
  • Francisco Lindor ‘living the dream’ with Mets contract talks on the way
    • Francisco Lindor ‘living the dream’ with Mets contract talks on the way
    JUPITER, Fla. — Clover Park experienced a welcome burst of noise pollution at about 7:30 on Monday morning. “He came into the clubhouse and just was yelling, like, really loud,” Luis Rojas said of Francisco Lindor (who else?). “Everyone was energized by it.” “It’s game time. It’s game day,” Lindor explained hours later, at the......2021
  • Taijuan Walker throws first bullpen session as a Met
    • Taijuan Walker throws first bullpen session as a Met
    Observations from Wednesday’s Mets workout: Off the mound Taijuan Walker — hard to miss wearing No. 99 — threw his first bullpen session since joining the Mets. The right-hander signed a two-year deal worth $20 million last weekend. Run it Baserunning was a primary focus of the workout. Manager Luis Rojas cited the team’s below......2021
  • • Mets set to name Luis Rojas new manager to replace Carlos Beltran
    Rojas and the Mets are finalizing a multi-year contract...2020

Luis Rojas stats and results

  • Mets likely to make Rojas decision before others
    • Mets likely to make Rojas decision before others
    Sandy Alderson said of Luis Rojas, who is 101-117 in two season as Mets manager: "Ultimately, results matter. And if you don't have good results over a period of time, then the process may not survive."...2021
  • Mets scramble for answers after Steve Cohen lights them up on Twitter
    • Mets scramble for answers after Steve Cohen lights them up on Twitter
    SAN FRANCISCO – If the Mets boss wanted to light a fire under a team that has been frozen, it probably will not result in charged-up hitters putting in more cage time to deliver results. “We’re working really hard every day,” manager Luis Rojas said Wednesday after Mets owner Steve Cohen criticized the team’s offense......2021
  • Report: Mets manager Luis Rojas not in danger of losing job despite recent slump
    • Report: Mets manager Luis Rojas not in danger of losing job despite recent slump
    The Mets have nosedived since the All-Star break, falling from first to third in the N.L. East standings....2021
  • • Luis Rojas says it's 'not healthy' for Mets to worry about NL East standings, 'only room to focus' on Friday
    With a loss on Friday, the Mets will be out of first place in the NL East for the first time since they entered play on May 8....2021
  • Mets bench struggling Jeff McNeil
    • Mets bench struggling Jeff McNeil
    CHICAGO — Jeff McNeil’s peripheral numbers indicate he’s hitting the ball better than his true statistics suggest, but that’s not to say he’s been a victim. The slumping Mets second baseman was on the bench Thursday night, giving Jonathan Villar a start against the Cubs. Manager Luis Rojas said the move was more about getting......2021
  • Mets’ Pete Alonso looks ready to move past poor 2020: ‘Locked in’
    • Mets’ Pete Alonso looks ready to move past poor 2020: ‘Locked in’
    PORT ST. LUCIE — Grapefruit League statistics often deceive, but the sound of the ball connecting with Pete Alonso’s bat this spring is unmistakably real. On a mission to stay disciplined at the plate and return to his rookie 2019 level, the Mets first baseman is “locked in,” according to manager Luis Rojas, and showing......2021
  • • Mets' quality-control coach Luis Rojas favorite for their managerial job?
    Longtime major-league managers Buck Showalter, Dusty Baker and John Gibbons have been mentioned as speculative fits for the Mets since Carlos Beltran stepped down last week. However, as of now, none of them is a candidate to take over in New York, Jon Heyman of MLB Network suggests. Something would have to “drastically” change for any of the three to emerge as a possibility for the Mets’ job, acco...2020

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  • • Why Luis Rojas' even-keeled personality is exactly what the Mets need right now | Shea Anything
    On the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, Keith Hernandez and Doug Williams discuss why manager Luis Rojas's even-keeled personality is exactly what the Mets need right now during this rough stretch of games. Hernandez sees a lot of his father Felipe Alou in him and it will help managing the more emotional players on the team. Watch more Shea Anything: https://sny.tv/shows/shea-anything A...2021
  • Mets’ Luis Rojas reflects on greatest lesson from father Felipe Alou
    • Mets’ Luis Rojas reflects on greatest lesson from father Felipe Alou
    Like many sons and daughters, Luis Rojas will place a phone call Sunday to his famous dad, Felipe Alou, to wish him a Happy Father’s Day....2021
  • Luis Rojas’ ‘tough’ day shades of infamous Mets moment: Sherman
    • Luis Rojas’ ‘tough’ day shades of infamous Mets moment: Sherman
    Unfortunately for the Mets — even while winning this “series” four games to three over the Padres — the last of these encounters had commonality with Nov. 1, 2015....2021
  • Luis Rojas: Fixing Mets’ defense is big priority
    • Luis Rojas: Fixing Mets’ defense is big priority
    How does this all fit together? As the Mets began workouts for pitchers and catchers Wednesday in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on the official reporting date, manager Luis Rojas said he was struck by his players resembling “little kids” on the field. “They were having fun, [pitchers] were throwing their sides, they were looking for......2021
  • • Mets optimistic about Yoenis Cespedes
    New Mets skipper Luis Rojas discussed his initial impressions of still-rehabbing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes at this stage of camp. As MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports, the veteran seems to be showing a fair bit of promise as he looks to return from injury — but he also still has a ways to go. Per Rojas — Cespedes isn’t on speaking terms with the media at the moment — the 34-year-old is participati...2020

Top Luis Rojas news

  • • Mets To Name Luis Rojas Manager
    The Mets have moved swiftly in the wake of the departure of manager Carlos Beltran. Their 2020 club will be helmed by Luis Rojas, according to multiple reporters including Mike Puma of the New York Post (via Twitter) and Tim Britton of The Athletic (Twitter link). Rojas and the Mets are said to be finalizing…...2020
  • • Padres Interview Ozzie Guillen In Managerial Search
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  • Mets move on from Rojas after 3rd-place finish
    • Mets move on from Rojas after 3rd-place finish
    The Mets will not pick up manager Luis Rojas' option for next season, ending his tenure with the team at two seasons....2021
  • • GM: Mets close to naming Rojas new manager
    The Mets are nearing agreement on a deal to name Luis Rojas their new manager....2020
  • • Mets' deGrom, Alonso ready to roll with Rojas
    New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom and slugger Pete Alonso, who both played for new manager Luis Rojas in the minor leagues, expressed optimism and enthusiasm at the team's Fan Fest Saturday, saying "we're ready to go" after a tumultuous offseason....2020
  • Pirates swipe 3 runs off Mets' bizarre mistake
    • Pirates swipe 3 runs off Mets' bizarre mistake
    The Pirates swiped three runs Sunday when Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker mistakenly batted a fair ball into foul territory, prompting a wild argument in which New York manager Luis Rojas was ejected....2021
  • What's next for the Mets after Luis Rojas' departure
    • What's next for the Mets after Luis Rojas' departure
    The Mets have let go of manager Luis Rojas after a third-place finish. Bradford Doolittle and David Schoenfield break down the future of the franchise....2021
  • Luis Rojas goes ballistic, gets ejected after calamitous Mets play
    • Luis Rojas goes ballistic, gets ejected after calamitous Mets play
    The Mets out-Mets’ed themselves by coughing up three runs on a short dribbler up the third-base line....2021
  • • Yankees Name Luis Rojas Third Base Coach
    2021
  • • Report: Mets finalizing multi-year deal with new manager Luis Rojas
    2020
  • • Jacob deGrom Halts Throwing Due To Forearm Tightness
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom has been dealing with tightness in his right forearm and has been shut down until the discomfort subsides.  Manager Luis Rojas told Deesha Thosar of The New York Daily News (Twitter links), SNY’s Steve Gelbs, and other reporters that an MRI didn’t reveal any structural damage to deGrom’s forearm. The problem…...2021
  • • Mets Shut Down Jacob deGrom
    Mets manager Luis Rojas told The Athletic’s Tim Britton (Twitter links) and other reporters that ace Jacob deGrom has been shut down for the remainder of the 2021 season.  “There’s no sense to” letting deGrom pitch in what would essentially be a meaningless game, Rojas said, adding that deGrom would likely have been deployed if…...2021
  • • Mets To Place Jacob deGrom On Injured List
    The Mets are placing Jacob deGrom on the injured list, manager Luis Rojas told reporters (including Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News) this morning. He continues to deal with forearm tightness and won’t throw until that subsides. It’s not an unexpected development after deGrom’s throwing program was halted yesterday. Nevertheless, it’s still a tough…...2021
  • • Mets’ David Peterson breaks foot in ‘freak’ injury while on IL
    2021

Luis Rojas schedule, game

  • Listen to Episode 92 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Who Should Replace Luis Rojas as Mets Manager?
    • Listen to Episode 92 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Who Should Replace Luis Rojas as Mets Manager?
    The 2021 Mets season was incredibly disappointing and underwhelming for a team that entered with playoff aspirations....2021
  • Listen to Episode 89 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Terry Collins Talks State of the Mets, Luis Rojas’ Future
    • Listen to Episode 89 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Terry Collins Talks State of the Mets, Luis Rojas’ Future
    The Mets might be eliminated from playoff contention by the end of the weekend with a whole week of baseball still to play....2021
  • • Mets didn’t start Francisco Lindor, Javier Baez as precautionary measure
    2021
  • Listen to Episode 81 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Luis Rojas’ Mets Days are Running Out feat. Ty Burrell
    • Listen to Episode 81 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Luis Rojas’ Mets Days are Running Out feat. Ty Burrell
    Luis Rojas’ days managing the Mets seem to be running out. The Mets’ August to forget is almost over, but not without another gut-wrenching loss Wednesday in Queens. The lineup failed, the defense failed and Rojas failed. The Giants gave the Mets endless chances and the Mets would not take any of them. The season......2021
  • Reeling Mets fall to Giants for fifth straight loss, fall below .500
    • Reeling Mets fall to Giants for fifth straight loss, fall below .500
    The Mets' woes against the NL West continues as manager Luis Rojas’ beleaguered lineup forgot to show up in a 3-2 loss to the Giants at Oracle Park....2021
  • Mets’ Luis Rojas not thinking about his job security
    • Mets’ Luis Rojas not thinking about his job security
    PHILADELPHIA — If Luis Rojas is starting to feel his seat getting warm, he isn’t about to admit it. After the Mets lost 5-3 to the Phillies on Saturday for their 14th defeat in 23 games since the All-Star break, to fall 1 ½ games behind Philadelphia in the NL East race, the manager was......2021
  • Mets’ Jeff McNeil sits out with left leg issue
    • Mets’ Jeff McNeil sits out with left leg issue
    Jeff McNeil wasn’t in the Mets’ starting lineup Friday night, and it had nothing to do with Toronto starting a left-hander on the mound. The Mets’ second baseman, carrying an 11-game hitting streak, is dealing with “left leg fatigue,” manager Luis Rojas said before the Mets blanked the Blue Jays, 3-0, at Citi Field. Rojas......2021
  • DeGrom halts throwing due to forearm tightness
    • DeGrom halts throwing due to forearm tightness
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom is dealing with forearm tightness and will miss his scheduled start Monday against the Reds, manager Luis Rojas said Saturday. DeGrom is considered day-to-day....2021
  • Mets still debating what day Jacob deGrom will pitch again
    • Mets still debating what day Jacob deGrom will pitch again
    Mets manager Luis Rojas said Jacob deGrom would pitch Sunday or Monday but was waiting to receive more information before setting the schedule....2021
  • Mets’ David Peterson expected to be sidelined up to eight weeks
    • Mets’ David Peterson expected to be sidelined up to eight weeks
    David Peterson’s stay on the injured list could be an extended one, perhaps underscoring the need for the Mets to acquire starting pitching depth. Manager Luis Rojas revealed Saturday that Peterson, who departed his last start with right side discomfort, was diagnosed with an oblique strain — graded between one and two — that will......2021

Luis Rojas rumors, scandals

  • • Mets' Rojas condemns actions of fired coach Ellis
    Mets manager Luis Rojas condemned the behavior of former hitting performance coordinator Ryan Ellis on Wednesday but said he never witnessed his longtime co-worker act inappropriately. Ellis was fired last month for sexual harassment....2021
  • Sandy Alderson: Luis Rojas 'very likely' to manage Mets in 2021
    • Sandy Alderson: Luis Rojas 'very likely' to manage Mets in 2021
    Rojas was unexpectedly thrust into the manager’s job last January after the Mets and newly hired manager Carlos Beltran parted ways due to controversy over Beltran’s role in the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal....2020
  • • As Mets Open Camp, the Astros’ Shadow Looms Large
    They lost their newly hired manager because of his role in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. But the Mets feel their second choice, Luis Rojas, is capable of leading a contender....2020
  • • As Mets Open Camp, the Astros’ Shadow Looms Large
    They lost their newly hired manager because of his role in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. But the Mets feel their second choice, Luis Rojas, is capable of leading a contender....2020
  • • Mets reportedly down to three managerial candidates
    It continues to look likely that the Mets’ next manager will come from within the organization. They’re deciding among a trio of in-house candidates -- quality control coach Luis Rojas, bench coach Hensley Meulens and first base coach Tony DeFrancesco -- for the position, Andy Martino of SNY tweets. Rojas and DeFrancesco were also candidates for the Mets during their previous search for a manager ...2020
  • • Mets’ managerial search reportedly down to three candidates
    The New York Mets search for a new manager to replace Carlos Beltran is reportedly down to three candidates. According to SportsNet New York’s Andy Martino, the Mets are considering Luis Rojas, Tony DeFrancesco and Hensley Meulens to become their new manager. The Mets' sudden search for a new skipper came after Carlos Beltran, who was hired two months ago, stepped down for his role in the Astros' ...2020
  • • Mets right-hander Marcus Stroman on Luis Rojas hire: 'Love love love it'
    The New York Mets’ decision to hire Luis Rojas as manager will come as a surprise to some baseball fans, but it’s being hailed by those within the organization who know him well. Pitcher Marcus Stroman, who spent the last two months of the season with the Mets, was particularly excited about the hire, praising Rojas as a good teacher who keeps the team on an even keel. Given Stroman’s thoughts on ...2020
  • • Mets to hire Luis Rojas as manager
    The Mets have moved swiftly in the wake of the departure of manager Carlos Beltran. Their 2020 club will be helmed by Luis Rojas, according to multiple reporters including Mike Puma of the New York Post (via Twitter) and Tim Britton of The Athletic (Twitter link). Rojas and the Mets are said to be finalizing a multi-year contract. The 38-year-old had interviewed for the open managerial position be...2020
  • • Mets interested in Dusty Baker
    The Mets are suddenly in need of a new manager after first-timer Carlos Beltran stepped down this week. Now in their second offseason search for a skipper, the Mets are considering veteran Dusty Baker for the role, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. The interest in Baker represents a change in direction for the Mets, as he wasn’t among their candidates before they hired Beltran in November. H...2020

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