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Miguel Rojas | Third Baseman | #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 3-for-3 with a walk and two runs Friday against the Mets.
Rojas drew a walk to lead off the bottom of the ninth against Josh Edgin and scored the winning run when J.T. Realmuto doubled to right. The 28-year-old has had a couple of strong games filling in for Adeiny Hechavarria (oblique) at shortstop, but he came into Friday’s action with a weak .239/.288/.306 batting line over 558 plate appearances in the majors. He’s not a fantasy option. Apr 14 - 11:03 PM

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Miguel Rojas went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI on Friday, leading the Marlins to a 3-0 victory over the Nationals in Grapefruit League play.

It's just the ninth win for the Marlins on the spring season. Rojas' RBI double plated Ichiro Suzuki in the fourth inning, increasing the Marlins' lead to 2-0. He's hitting a robust .424 with a 1.096 OPS in limited action this spring and should secure a bench spot on the club's Opening Day roster.
Mar 25 - 12:18 AM

Miguel Rojas has passed all concussion tests.

Rojas was hit in the face with the ball when he tried to field a throw to second base on a stolen base attempt on Tuesday. It didn't look good, but it appears that the veteran infielder will be fine.
Mar 10 - 12:40 PM

Miguel Rojas left Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals after being hit in the face with the ball on a steal attempt.

The exact nature and severity of Rojas' injury are not yet known, but the Marlins should pass along word as the contest progresses. In 194 at-bats last season, the 28-year-old infielder hit .247/.288/.325 with a homer and 14 RBI. He is fighting it out for an Opening Day bench role this spring.
Mar 7 - 2:10 PM

Miguel Rojas left Monday's game with a left groin strain.

He's being listed as day-to-day, but these can be multi-week injuries. Rojas was 1-for-2 in the game and batting .254/.290/.331 in 106 total games this season.
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 03:57:00 PM

Miguel Rojas (shoulder) served as a pinch-runner on Wednesday night against the Pirates.

Rojas took over on the bases for Derek Dietrich after Dietrich got struck on the wrist by a pitch. The utility infielder hadn't played in a few days due to irritation in his right shoulder. He should be close to full health now.
Thu, Jun 2, 2016 08:53:00 AM

Miguel Rojas (shoulder) took 30 swings off a tee on Tuesday.

Rojas left Monday's game against the Pirates with right shoulder irritation. He's going to try to play through the injury for now.
Tue, May 31, 2016 03:37:00 PM

Miguel Rojas left Monday's game against the Pirates with right shoulder irritation.

Rojas felt something on a swing during an at-bat in the third inning and was replaced by Derek Dietrich at second base. He'll be re-evaluated on Tuesday morning, but the hope is that he'll only miss a few days and avoid a stint on the disabled list.
Tue, May 31, 2016 08:58:00 AM

Miguel Rojas left Monday's game against the Pirates with an apparent injury.

No official word yet on the injury or its severity, although Rojas appeared to be favoring his shoulder after swinging. The Marlins should release an update on his status soon. Derek Dietrich replaced Rojas at second base.
Mon, May 30, 2016 08:26:00 PM

Miguel Rojas went 1-for-2 with a go-ahead sacrifice fly in Friday's 2-1 win over the Nationals.

Rojas made yet another start at shortstop with Adeiny Hechavarria sidelined due to a hamstring injury. Unfortunately, he's not much of a fantasy option. The 26-year-old is batting just .228/.267/.304 with zero homers and zero steals through 41 games this season.
Fri, Sep 11, 2015 10:04:00 PM

Miguel Rojas (shoulder) has been cleared to return to action.

Rojas suffered a right shoulder sprain last Friday, but he's obviously made progress since then. He'll operate as a utility infielder.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 10:40:00 AM

Miguel Rojas was forced to leave Friday's game against the Padres due to a shoulder injury.

He was replaced defensively be Adeiny Hechavarria. It isn't clear exactly what caused the issue, but it doesn't sound like it's a major injury. Expect him to return to the lineup in a couple of days.
Sun, Jul 26, 2015 06:15:00 PM

Miguel Rojas (illness) entered Monday's game against the Diamondbacks as a pinch-runner.

Rojas, who left Sunday's game due to illness, entered in the eighth inning and remained in the game to play defense. He should be good to go moving forward.
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 08:43:00 AM

Miguel Rojas left Sunday's game versus the Phillies with an upset stomach.

Rojas went 2-for-3 with an RBI single before leaving. He'll be fine in a day or two.
Sun, Jul 19, 2015 03:34:00 PM

Miguel Rojas went 3-for-4 with a triple in Thursday's win over the Giants.

Rojas was called up in late June to act as a utility bat. The three hits he recorded on Thursday were his first three of the season. Playing for Triple-A New Orleans prior to the call-up, he hit .302/.345/.431 over 64 games. He doesn't figure to see enough significant at-bats to become fantasy relevant.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Justin Bour
2B1Dee Gordon
2Derek Dietrich
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Miguel Rojas
3B1Martin Prado
LF1Marcell Ozuna
CF1Christian Yelich
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
2Ichiro Suzuki
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Wei-Yin Chen
2Adam Conley
3Edinson Volquez
4Dan Straily
5Tom Koehler
6Jeff Locke
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1A.J. Ramos
2Kyle Barraclough
3Brad Ziegler
4David Phelps
5Junichi Tazawa
6Dustin McGowan
7Jose Urena
8Jarlin Garcia