Latest Luis Rojas News

LEADING OFF: Start 'em up! Yankees vs Red Sox open playoffs

Oct. 04, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PLAY IT AGAIN All these years later, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are set to meet again at Fenway Park in an all-or-nothing game. The...

Luis Rojas out as Mets manager after 2 losing seasons

Oct. 04, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a while this summer, Luis Rojas was a potential Manager of the Year contender. Just a few months later, he's out of a job. Rojas was let go as New York Mets manager on Monday after two losing seasons. The team declined its option...

After 2nd-half meltdown, Mets let go Rojas, set for overhaul

Oct. 04, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The season was going so well for the New York Mets. And then Jacob deGrom got hurt. Minus their injured ace, the Mets collapsed over the final two months and plunged to 77-85 in Steve Cohen's first year as owner. They got outmaneuvered by close rivals at...

New York Mets say Luis Rojas won't be back as manager after two losing seasons

Oct. 04, 2021 15:23 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets say Luis Rojas won't be back as manager after two losing seasons.

LEADING OFF: Manic Monday often spells trouble for managers

Oct. 03, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Monday: ___ JOB JEOPARDY Every year, the day after the regular season can be dicey for managers whose teams didn’t do so well. Might not be any different this time as a few clubs...

Riley drives in 2, Braves beat Mets 5-0, head to playoffs

Oct. 03, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves can now focus on the playoffs. The New York Mets and manager Luis Rojas face an uncertain future. Austin Riley drove in two runs with two hits and the Braves looked postseason ready in a 5-0 win over Noah Syndergaard and the Mets in...

Pederson, Contreras HRs power Braves past Mets 6-5

Oct. 02, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joc Pederson hit a solo homer off Carlos Carrasco in the third inning, William Contreras went deep with a two-run shot off Carrasco in the fourth and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Saturday night. Two nights after clinching their fourth...

Nimmo 2 HRs, leads Megill, Mets over Braves 4-3

Oct. 01, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Nimmo hit two solo home runs, Tylor Megill allowed one hit in five scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night, snapping the NL East champions’ six-game winning streak. One night after clinching their...

Teary Conforto lifts Mets in possible Citi Field finale

Oct. 01, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto's eyes already were red when he reached the dugout, and as teammates hugged him they filled with tears. In what might have been his final game at Citi Field for the New York Mets, he had a pair of run-scoring, two-out singles, then...

Alderson: Mets likely to make Rojas decision before others

Sep. 30, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas’ fate as New York Mets manager likely will be determined before the team hires a president of baseball operations. With a disappointing 2021 season coming to a close, New York holds an option on Rojas' contract for next year. The club plans...