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Marlins Morning News: Smart defense paying off

The Marlins have only committed one infield error in 18 games in 2017, and it has a lot to do with great defensive positioning. Plus links on Miguel Rojas and David Phelps. Marlins News The Marlins have taken a different approach to fielding to start the 2017 season, opting to employ the shift much more frequently which is paying dividends thus far. One of the key cogs in the...
Via Fish Stripes
2 days ago

Despite tough series, Mets know it's still early

The relay approached perfection, propping up a Mets team sorely in need of some. With two men on base in the ninth inning Sunday, Yoenis Cespedes tracked down Miguel Rojas' hit in the left-field corner, firing in to Asdrubal Cabrera. The cutoff man fielded it and "made a sweet spin move to hit me right in the chest," as catcher Travis d'Arnaud put it, allowing the Mets, for the fleetest...
10 days ago

den Dekker, Rojas lead offense behind Nicolino

Tim Tebow collected two singles and made a diving catch on the warning track. But it was Matt den Dekker who had the more decisive plate appearances with a two-run double and three RBIs in the Marlins' 6-2 win on Wednesday at Roger Dean Stadium. The individual highlights were turned in by Tebow, who started in right field and collected two singles. The Marlins added some insurance...
March 15, 2017

Rojas exits game with head contusion

Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas left Tuesday's game with a head contusion after being hit in the side of the face with the ball in the third inning
March 07, 2017

Dee Gordon's lead-off homer helps Marlins vs. Braves split squad

MARLINS 8, BRAVES (ss) 6 Dee Gordon led off the game with a rare home run and Miguel Rojas scored two with a double later in a four-run first off Atlanta starter R.A. Dickey. Dansby Swanson hit a two-run single for Atlanta.
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rojas credits offseason work for pop at plate

The value Miguel Rojas has shown in his career is as a strong defensive player, with the ability to play all four infield positions. But in the offseason, the 28-year-old made a commitment to improve his offense. On Wednesday, Rojas belted a three-run homer and drove in four runs in a 9-5 win against the Astros.
March 01, 2017

2014 Dodgers in Review: IF Miguel Rojas

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR MLB 162 .181 .242 .221 34 0 0.5 MiLB 173 .302 .353 .434 101 0 n/a What happened in 2014: Was advertised as being an all-glove, no-bat infielder, and proved to be exactly that. In each of the last two spring trainings, Ned Colletti talked up how impressed he was with the glove of Miguel Rojas, who had joined the organization in the winter of 2012-13 after...
Via Dodgers Digest
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres @ Dodgers July 11, 2014: As The Outfield Turns

Hanley Ramirez is out tonight, but you already knew that. Miguel Rojas is the starting shortstop. At this point, I’m no longer “happy” or “sad” about Ramirez news. We’ve arrived in a perpetual state of nothingness, where Ramirez is neither active nor inactive. If a shortstop falls in the woods, and no one can watch it on TV, does it really happen? Padres ...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Down On The Farm Update: Games Of 6/2 – 6/8 – Rojas, Seager, Anderson

Miguel Rojas‘ hot stretch earns him a promotion, Corey Seager is proving he has nothing to prove, and Chris Anderson continues to be puzzling. June 2 Hitter Of The Day: Miguel Rojas (AAA) has had a temporary power surge, slugging his third homer of the year. In his last 10 games in the minors, he had an OPS of 1.144 to bring his season OPS to .787. Does this mean he’s figured...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Rockies June 8, 2014: The Results of Coors Field’s Wrath

Photo by Daniel Brim As the Dodgers face the Rockies in a rubber game of a series behind the left arm of Clayton Kershaw, normally you can be be confident in the Dodgers’ chances. However, yesterday’s series of injuries has produced… this. Not exactly a stellar offensive lineup, is it? Miguel Rojas gets his first major league start this afternoon (Chone Figgins starts in...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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