STAFF EXPERIENCE: Aaron Muñoz enters his third season as the bullpen catcher and Major League operations assistant for the Rockies ... Day-to-day responsibilities include being available for pitchers and pitching coaches, catching all bullpen sessions and helping pitchers warm up, as well as helping set up the field ... Muñoz also assists with interpreting/translation for all Latin players.
PLAYING CAREER: Muñoz was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 34th round of the 2011 FirstYear Player draft ... Played four seasons in the Minor Leagues across two teams (Blue Jays, Rockies), reaching as high as Double-A ... Batted .212 (91-for-430) with 40 runs, 12 doubles, one triple, 40 RBI, 38 walks and 98 strikeouts across 142 games.
PERSONAL: Luis Aaron Muñoz resides in Phoenix, Ariz., during the offseason ... Son of Luis and Nora … has an older sister Cindy and younger brother Anthony, who currently serves in the Army ... His father Luis was a roofer for over 30 years in Arizona … his mother Nora works with children with special needs ... Attended Alhambra High School in Phoenix, Ariz., graduating in the top 10% of his class ... Received his associates degree from Gateway Community College … transferred to North Western State in Natchitoches, La., where he earned his bachelors degree in social science with a minor in communications.