Latest Miguel Rojas News

A decade of losing: Marlins begin another long offseason

Sep. 30, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter watched the first pitch on opening day from the owner's box next to the dugout, but within a few innings he retreated to a more secluded location and rarely returned to his field-level seat during the season. Alas, from whatever vantage point, Jeter's team looked bad. Even by the...

Harper, Phillies finish 81-81 with 4-3 loss to Marlins

Sep. 29, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a season that fell well short of expectations, Bryce Harper can't wait for another go-round in Philadelphia. Manager Gabe Kapler might not get that chance. Harper got two hits and a standing ovation to close out his first season with the Phillies, who finished at 81-81 after a 4-3...

LEADING OFF: NL Central down to last day, Maddon future?

Sep. 29, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TO BE DETERMINED The NL Central race has come down to the final day of the regular season. The Cardinals lead the Brewers by a game after both clubs lost Saturday night. St. Louis fell under a barrage of homers by the Cubs, while Milwaukee closer Josh Hader...

Harper, Hernandez, Franco HR in Phils' 9-3 win over Marlins

Sep. 28, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper is doing what he can to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a string of seven straight losing seasons. Harper hit one of three Philadelphia home runs, and Zach Eflin pitched 7 2/3 strong innings as the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 9-3 on Saturday night. Cesar Hernandez...

Haseley's grounder sends Phils past Miami 5-4 in 15 innings

Sep. 28, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Haseley and Philadelphia's bullpen showed the Phillies aren't quitting on the season. Haseley's fielder's choice scored Rhys Hoskins with the winning run in the 15th inning and Philadelphia outlasted the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night. Adam Conley (2-11) hit Hoskins and then...

Mets slammed by Marlins, fall 5G back of Brewers with 6 left

Sep. 23, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have had a funhouse mirror season — always different, depending when and where you look. Division contenders or also-rans? Buyers or sellers? Second-half Cinderellas or too little, too late? Approaching the end of the ride, New York has no doubts about where it...

Miguel Rojas guaranteed $10.25M in 2-year deal with Marlins

Sep. 23, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Shortstop Miguel Rojas is guaranteed $10.25 million in his two-year contract with the Miami Marlins, a deal that could be worth $15.25 million over three seasons. Rojas' deal, announced Friday, includes salaries of $4.75 million for next year and $5 million for 2021. Miami has a $5.5 million...

Turner homers twice to lead Nationals over Marlins

Sep. 20, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Trea Turner welcomed back manager Dave Martinez with two big swings. Turner hit two solo homers, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Friday night. Washington stayed one game ahead of Milwaukee for the top spot in the NL wild-card standings. The Nationals had dropped four...

Mattingly glad to return to provide stability for Marlins

Sep. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly says he's glad to be returning next year as the Miami Marlins manager to provide stability for a struggling franchise, because as a player he experienced the other extreme. Mattingly played for the New York Yankees from 1982 to 1995, when they made 12 managerial changes. "I...

Rojas has 6 RBIs, Marlins power past D-backs 12-6

Sep. 18, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Miami Marlins have had a forgettable season and will almost certainly barrel past the 100-loss mark before the end of September. But for one night, their offense looked nearly unstoppable. Miguel Rojas said the Marlins will take all the good vibes they can get as they try to build toward...