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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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Marlins and INF Miguel Rojas avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.18 million contract.
Rojas was arbitration-eligible for the first time. He hit .290/.361/.375 as a part-time player in 2017. Jan 12 - 1:56 PM

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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.
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 11:38:00 PM

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.
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 01:58:00 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.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 05:06:00 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.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 09:00:00 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.
Mon, Sep 18, 2017 04:16:00 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.
Mon, Sep 18, 2017 03:24:00 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.
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 02:40:00 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.
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 10:56:00 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.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 11:22:00 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.
Thu, Jun 29, 2017 03:33:00 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.
Mon, May 15, 2017 03:44:00 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.
Tue, May 9, 2017 03:10:00 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.
Mon, May 8, 2017 10:16:00 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.
Mon, May 8, 2017 05:58:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2Tomas Telis
3Chad Wallach
4Bryan Holaday
1B1Justin Bour
2Scott Van Slyke
3Jonathan Rodriguez
2B1Starlin Castro
2Johnny Giavotella
SS1J.T. Riddle
2Miguel Rojas
3Yadiel Rivera
4Cristhian Adames
3B1Brian Anderson
LF1Martin Prado
CF1Christian Yelich
2Braxton Lee
3Magneuris Sierra
RF1Derek Dietrich
2J.B. Shuck
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dan Straily
2Jose Urena
3Adam Conley
4Justin Nicolino
5Dillon Peters
6Chris O'Grady
7Caleb Smith
8Merandy Gonzalez
9Elieser Hernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Ziegler
2Kyle Barraclough
3Junichi Tazawa
4Drew Steckenrider
5Nick Wittgren
6Jarlin Garcia
7Brian Ellington
8Odrisamer Despaigne
9Wei-Yin Chen
10Miguel Del Pozo
11Drew Rucinski
12Brett Graves
13Alex Wimmers