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]


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
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.

External links[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.