The Puerto Rican Jose “Cheo” Rosado was named Monday as the new bullpen coach of the New York Metsas reported by the Queens ninth itself in a press release.
Rosado will be part of the staff of the new Mets manager, Carlos Mendoza.
Currently, Rosado is working in the staff of the Santurce Crab Eaters in the Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League.
Two weeks ago, Rosado confirmed to El Nuevo Dia that he had been interviewed by the Mets for the position and his interest in being hired.
“It is a privilege to be considered in this process that is being carried out. There is no doubt that the commitment of the Mets management is to bring in and surround Mendoza with the best staff they can bring. I feel prepared to be able to do the work without forgetting that I remain hungry and humble to continue growing and learning.. We are in the process. Now it’s their turn to make the decision,” Rosado said at the time.
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He coach Puerto Rican was the opener of the Kansas City Royals for five seasons, being selected to the All-Star Game in 1997 and 1999.
He had a career record of 27-45 and a 4.27 ERA. Multiple injuries prevented him from having a longer career in the Major Leagues.