Rod Barajas

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Rodrigo Richard Barajas

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Biographical Information[edit]

Barajas (second from the right) with fellow Blue Jays.

Rod Barajas won first team all-conference honors at Santa Fe Springs High School. He was also team MVP at Cerritos Junior College.

Barajas homered in Game 5 of the 2001 World Series. In the 2009 World Baseball Classic, the California native backed up Miguel Ojeda as the Mexican team catcher. He was 3 for 6 with two walks. Barajas is of Mexican American heritage [1], thus allowing him to play for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic.

Barajas was a coach for the Lake Elsinore Storm in 2014-2015; he had begun 2014 as manager of the AZL Padres before being promoted during the season. On June 17, he replaced Jamie Quirk as manager of the San Antonio Missions. He then managed the El Paso Chihuahuas in 2016-2017.

He is married with six children; his wife is named Stacie and the couple have sons named Andrew, Bryce, Rod Jr. and Jace, and daughters named Aunalilia and Aubrielle. [2]

Notable Achievements[edit]

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2016 El Paso Chihuahuas Pacific Coast League 73-70 5th (t) San Diego Padres League Champs
2017 El Paso Chihuahuas Pacific Coast League 73-69 5th San Diego Padres Lost League Finals

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