Rojas, 50, spent the past two-and-a-half seasons as the Detroit Tigers bullpen coach after being named to that position on July 3, 2011. Prior to joining the Tigers Major League coaching staff, Rojas was the Tigers Director of Player Development from Aug. 6, 2010-July 2, 2011. He spent three years as the Tigers minor league field coordinator (2008-2010) prior to being promoted. Rojas began his professional coaching career in 1995 and served as a minor league coach and manager. He also worked as an assistant coach at St. Thomas University in Miami for five seasons (1987-91). Mike is the son of former Major League player, coach and manager Cookie Rojas.