In our continuation of interviews with those that work in the business of baseball, The Biz of Baseball announces an upcoming interview with MLB Network on-air personality, Victor Rojas.
Rojas, the son of famed MLBer Cookie Rojas, joined MLB Network just before its launch on January 1 as a studio host following five years with the Texas Rangers broadcast team and an accomplished career as a Minor League player and General Manager, and a baseball analyst.
Rojas spent the past five seasons as a member of the Texas Rangers television and radio broadcast teams, providing both play by play as well as analysis. During the 2003 season, Rojas did radio play-by-play and analysis for Arizona Diamondbacks broadcasts. Prior to joining the Diamondbacks, Rojas spent two seasons doing television analysis and radio play-by-play for the Newark Bears of the Atlantic League, where he was also hired as the team's Assistant General Manager before becoming General Manager.
For the last two years Rojas served as the English television play-by-play broadcaster for the Caribbean World Series, shown on the YES network in 2006 from Venezuela and SNY network in 2007 from Puerto Rico. His father, former major league player and manager, Cookie Rojas provided color analysis both occasions.
Rojas was a pitcher in the then, California Angels organization. He was on the Florida Marlins baseball staff in 1993 and served as pitching coach at Rio Grande in the Texas-Louisiana League in 1994. He played college baseball at the College of the Desert in Palm Springs, California, and Lewis-Clark State University in Lewiston, Idaho.
Look for the interview shortly on The Biz of Baseball
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