July 25, 2021

2019 Diamondbacks Reviews: #23, Josh Rojas (AZ Snakepit)


Rating: 5.93

Age: 25

2019 Stats: .217 BA, 16 RBI, .312 OBP + .312 SLG = .624 OPS, 4 SB

2019 Salary: League Minimum

2020 Status: Pre Arbitration – Currently on the 40 man roster


Introduction

Josh Rojas, Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder, was born in Glendale, AZ. He was coached and mentored by his father from youth ball to club ball and then attended Paradise Valley CC and later, University of Hawaii. He was drafted at age 23 in the 2017 Amateur Draft by the Houston Astros and then in 2019 traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in one of the biggest trades during the season. Along with Josh Rojas, the Diamondbacks also received pitcher Corbin Martin, pitcher J.B. Bukauskus, and 1st baseman Seth Beer from Houston in exchange for one of the greatest pitchers in Diamondbacks and baseball history – Zack Greinke.

In the minors, Rojas split his time between infield and outfield but aside from one appearance at 2b in 2019, Rojas spent all of his time in the outfield while with the Diamondbacks.

2019 Review

Now an Arizona Diamondback, Rojas was sent to Reno where he played just 8 games with the Aces. He was called up to the majors on August 12th, and was the 1st player who came over in…

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