Sports Report: Rojas drawing MLB interest after MVP-caliber season in Korea
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Mel Rojas Jr. is drawing interest from three MLB teams after putting together an MVP-caliber season for the KT Wiz in the Korean Baseball Organization, reports.
Rojas, a former third-round selection of the Pittsburgh Pirates, never appeared above Triple-A before signing overseas in 2017.
The 30-year-old has been outstanding in four campaigns for the Wiz and could follow a similar career path to, who returned to MLB in 2017 after rejuvenating his career in Korea.
Career KBO stats
Rojas, who's related to New York Mets manager Luis Rojas and has family ties to Felipe and Moises Alou, is a front-runner for the KBO's MVP award after hitting .349/.417/.680 with 47 home runs, 39 doubles, and 135 RBIs this past season.
Thames (2015) and pitcher Josh Lindblom (2019) are both previous recipients of the award who went on to sign MLB contracts in recent years.
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Yadi: Padres, Angels join list of suitors with Yankees, Mets, Cardinals .
Yadier Molina is open about his desire to stay with the St. Louis Cardinals, but at least four other suitors have shown interest in the veteran catcher. In addition to the New York Mets and New York Yankees, which have been reported earlier, Molina opened up in an interview with Laura Bonnelly of Mas Que Pelota about the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Angels also looking into signing him. Yadier quiere quedarse en San Luis, Planea jugar dos años más, le manda un consejo a Gary Sánchez, habla del caso de Canó y mucho más. Veanla completa https://t.co/FvpGixznKr pic.twitter.com/l4wa6Y3nbD— Laura A. Bonnelly V. (@LaurabonnellyV) November 26, 2020 "We want to stay in St.
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