Yankees’ Luis Rojas getting Subway Series view from other side

Yankees’ Luis Rojas getting Subway Series view from other side

Luis Rojas spent 15 years as a member of the Mets group. 

He’ll be at Citi Discipline on Tuesday for the primary time in a special uniform now that he’s the Yankees third-base coach — the job he took after being fired as Mets supervisor after two seasons. 

“I don’t know what to anticipate,’’ Rojas mentioned of the response he’ll obtain in Queens, the place the Mets are in first place within the NL East. “Clearly, it’s a spot I like. I like Queens and the fan base is unbelievable. They’re so passionate they usually love their group. I’m grateful I labored there for 15 years and was the supervisor for 2.” 

The Mets didn’t have a lot success beneath Rojas, now 40, ending in fourth place in 2020 and third a yr in the past, though the first-time supervisor needed to take care of the COVID-shortened season in his first yr and different COVID-related points final season. 

Rojas was on the helm final yr when the groups confronted one another in a doubleheader on the Fourth of July and on Sept. 11. 

Luis Rojas is now the Yankees’ third base coachNoah Okay. Murray-NY Put up

Luis Rojas whereas with the MetsCorey Sipkin for the NY POST

“The ambiance at each stadiums was unbelievable,’’ Rojas mentioned. 

After being let go following the 2021 season, Rojas landed on Aaron Boone’s teaching employees in The Bronx. 

Rojas and his household have since moved from Queens to New Jersey, the place Rojas is getting used to commuting over the George Washington Bridge. 

He was changed by Buck Showalter and the Mets constructed a ten ½-game lead within the division by the tip of Could, however that lead has slipped to 1 ½ video games heading into this sequence. 

“I paid consideration to how the Mets have been enjoying not too long ago as a result of we’re dealing with them and I wish to get accustomed to what they’re doing,’’ Rojas mentioned. “I’ve at all times been conscious of what their report is. Now I’m wanting nearer and might see how good a group they’re.”

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