The New York Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said on Wednesday that the organization is finalizing a multiyear agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him the team’s manager, staying in-house to replace the ousted Carlos Beltrán,
The 38-year-old Rojas is the son of former Montreal Expos and San Francisco Giants manager Felipe Alou and the brother of former big leaguer Moises Alou. The former minor league manager has been with the organization since 2007 but had never coached in the majors before joining Mickey Callaway’s staff last season.
Rojas will be taking over for Beltrán, who left the Mets last week before managing a single game as part of the fallout from the Houston Astros‘ sign-stealing scandal.
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