Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager
Posted: 7:16 PM, Jan 23, 2020
FILE - This is a 2019 photo showing Luis Rojas of the New York Mets baseball team. The New York Mets are finalizing a multiyear agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him the team’s new manager, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Rojas would replace Carlos Beltrán, who left the team last week before managing a single game as part of the fallout from the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
The New York Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán.
New York made the announcement a week after Beltrán departed without managing a game.
Rojas, who had been the Mets quality control coach, was given a multiyear contract. Rojas became New York's fourth manager in the past 2 1/2 years — and third in four months.
He is to be introduced Friday at a Citi Field news conference. Beltrán was let go last week as part of the fallout from the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal.
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