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Miguel Rojas | Shortstop | #19

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 188
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / CIN
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Miguel Rojas went 4-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in a lopsided win over the Braves on Saturday.
Rojas registered an RBI triple in the first inning, and he finished just a home run shy of the cycle. The 28-year-old, not really known for his offense, has hit well this season, batting .290/.359/.375 across 89 games. Of course, that production is still below what a team should get from its starting shortstop, and Rojas will continue to be nothing more than a serviceable backup going forward. Sep 30 - 11:38 PM

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Miguel Rojas knocked in four runs with a pair of doubles Monday as the Marlins beat the Rockies 5-4.

It's his first ever four-RBI game. In fact, he usually struggles to rack up that many in a month; he entered the night with 60 RBI in 351 career games dating back to 2014. In this one, though, he ruined Tyler Chatwood's night with a bases loaded double in the fourth and then added one more double to plate the Marlins' final run in the sixth.
Sep 26 - 1:58 AM

Miguel Rojas has a slight tear in his rotator cuff, but it doesn't appear it will require surgery.

It must be a very minor tear, because Rojas was able to play on Wednesday and even hit a homer. It sounds like Rojas won't get many more starts the rest of the year, but the 28-year-old utility infielder should be able to handle the late innings as a defensive replacement.
Sep 20 - 5:06 PM

Miguel Rojas (shoulder) entered as a defensive sub Tuesday night against the Mets.

Rojas was held out of the Marlins' starting lineup after being diagnosed with a left shoulder strain on Sunday. The 28-year-old infielder probably won't get many starts the rest of the way.
Sep 20 - 9:00 AM

Miguel Rojas will undergo an MRI on Tuesday on his ailing left shoulder.

Rojas has battled nagging soreness in the shoulder for a couple months and aggravated the ailment Sunday. The Marlins might wind up shutting him down for the season just to be safe.
Sep 18 - 4:16 PM

Miguel Rojas (shoulder) is not in Monday's lineup versus the Mets.

Rojas left Sunday's game with a left shoulder strain and is considered day-to-day. Mike Avlies will fill in at shortstop.
Sep 18 - 3:24 PM

Miguel Rojas departed Sunday's game versus the Brewers with a left shoulder strain.

Rojas hurt himself on a dive. The Marlins should provide an update on the infielder after the game.
Sep 17 - 2:40 PM

Miguel Rojas went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs on Friday, propelling the Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Braves in Atlanta.

Rojas got the Marlins on the board with an RBI single in the second inning then added on a run-scoring double in the ninth. With the two-hit night, he's hitting .263/.329/.310 with no homers and 14 RBI on the season.
Sep 8 - 10:56 PM

Marlins activated INF Miguel Rojas from the 60-day disabled list.

Rojas has been out since early May after fracturing his right thumb. He's a candidate to see starts at third base with Martin Prado (knee) out and would be an option at second if the Marlins wind up trading Dee Gordon.
Jul 17 - 11:22 PM

Miguel Rojas took batting practice Thursday for the first time since his early-May thumb surgery.

Rojas told reporters after the workout that he is aiming to rejoin the Marlins right after the All-Star break. He's been on the 60-day disabled list since May 9.
Jun 29 - 3:33 PM

Miguel Rojas expects to get the cast off his right thumb in about a week.

Rojas was off to a surprising start this season before suffering a fractured right thumb a week ago. He hopes to be back right before the All-Star break.
May 15 - 3:44 PM

Marlins placed INF Miguel Rojas on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured right thumb.

Rojas suffered the injury during Sunday's game and is expected to miss at least a couple of months. The move clears a spot for Tyler Moore on the 40-man roster.
May 9 - 3:10 PM

Miguel Rojas has been diagnosed with a fractured right thumb.

Rojas will be fitted with a cast and is expected to miss multiple months. It's a bummer for a guy who was off to a surprising .338/.389/.400 start at the plate. Rojas will officially be placed on the disabled list prior to Tuesday's game.
May 8 - 10:16 PM

Miguel Rojas (thumb) is likely to be placed on the disabled list.

It doesn't appear that the Marlins will make a move prior to Monday's game, so perhaps they'll give Rojas' right thumb a day or two in hopes he recovers quickly. Ultimately, though, it sounds like Tyler Moore will come up to replace him on the roster.
May 8 - 5:58 PM

Miguel Rojas departed Sunday's game versus the Mets with a sore right thumb.

Rojas evidently must have hurt the thumb during a swing on his first-inning strikeout. The Marlins should have more on his status after the game.
May 7 - 2:04 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Justin Bour
2Tyler Moore
3Tomas Telis
2B1Dee Gordon
2Mike Aviles
SS1J.T. Riddle
2Miguel Rojas
3B1Martin Prado
2Derek Dietrich
3Brian Anderson
LF1Marcell Ozuna
CF1Christian Yelich
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
2Ichiro Suzuki
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dan Straily
2Jose Urena
3Adam Conley
4Vance Worley
5Justin Nicolino
6Dillon Peters
7Chris O'Grady
8Edinson Volquez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Ziegler
2Kyle Barraclough
3Junichi Tazawa
4Dustin McGowan
5Nick Wittgren
6Drew Steckenrider
7Jarlin Garcia
8Brian Ellington
9Odrisamer Despaigne
10Javy Guerra
11Wei-Yin Chen