Homar Rojas

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Homar Rojas Villarreal (born February 16, 1964 in Santiago, Nuevo León, Mexico)[1] is a former player and a manager in Minor League Baseball. He batted and threw right-handed.

Rojas spent 23 years in the minor leagues as a catcher before becoming a manager. From 1982 through 2004, he played for nine different teams both in the Mexican Baseball and Mexican Pacific leagues. A fine defensive catcher and good-contact hitter, he batted .300 or more nine times and hit 150 home runs, while collecting a career .291 batting average. His most productive season came in 1998, when he posted career-highs in average (.352) and RBI (92).

Following his playing career, Rojas has managed both in the MBL (2005–2006) and MPL (2007–08).

Playing career[edit]

MBL

1982–1983 Sultanes de Monterrey
1984–1986 Tigres de México
1991–1992 Tigres de México
1992–1993 Industriales de Monterrey
1994–1996 Diablos Rojos del México
1997 Leones de Yucatán
1998–2004 Guerreros de Oaxaca
MPL
1988-89 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1990-91 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1996-97 Mayos de Navojoa
1998-99 Yaquis de Obregón
2000-01 Yaquis de Obregón
2001-02 Yaquis de Obregón
Minor leagues
1987 Bakersfield Dodgers
1988 Vero Beach Dodgers
1989 Albuquerque Dukes
1989–1990 San Antonio Missions

Managerial career[edit]

2005–2006 Guerreros de Oaxaca
2007-08 Yaquis de Obregón *
2009 Broncos de Reynosa *
2009–2010 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
2017 Rieleros de Aguascalientes
  • Led the Yaquis to the 2007-08 MPL title for their first pennant in 27 years of franchise history.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Martínez, José Félix (15 November 2009). "Mala primera vuelta para los Tomateros" (in Spanish). Vanguardia. Archived from the original on 11 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.