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Johan Rojas had been one of the Phillies' most interesting prospects for a handful of seasons, but he didn't appear to be on the threshold of making a difference for the big-league club last offseason, as he'd reached Double-A for 60 games in 2022 but posted a forgettable 100 wRC+. He was sent back to the same level to open 2023, and his wRC+ jumped to 131 in 76 games, the product of a .306/.361/.484 slash line. That performance earned him a call-up at the start of the second half, and he didn't look back, hitting .302/.342/.430 while starting 40 of the final 72 games. He also went 14-of-15 on the basepaths. While the emergence of a young prospect with speed, contact ability and an excellent glove in center is undeniably exciting for the Phillies, the team pumped the brakes on the hype train by indicating he'll have to fight for the center field job this spring. It took a .410 BABIP to get him to his strong rookie slash line, and his 3.0 percent walk rate and 25.6 percent strikeout rate make for a very worrying combination. He also managed a pitiful 28.3 percent hard-hit rate. Rojas' speed and defense prop up his floor in both fantasy and real life, but his bat may not be ready quite yet despite his 2023 numbers.

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2024 113.52 21 2 19 7 14 .235
2023 1262.1 24 2 23 5 14 .302
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: On bench Friday

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Orioles. Rojas will get the day off Friday after making three straight starts in center field. Cristian Pache will replace Rojas in center and bat eighth.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Out of lineup Saturday

    Rojas isn't in the Phillies' lineup for Saturday's game against the Mets, Abbey Mastracco of the New York Daily News reports. Despite the Mets sending left-handed starter Sean Manaea to the mound, Rojas will step out of the lineup for the second game in a row Saturday. Cristian Pache will take over in center field again and bat ninth.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Absent from lineup

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Brewers. Rojas is getting a routine day off after starting in each of the previous five and nine of the last 10 contests. Cristian Pache will patrol center field Wednesday.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Swipes two bags in loss

    Rojas went 2-for-3 with a run, an RBI and a pair of stolen bases in a loss to the Giants on Monday. Rojas knocked a fourth-inning RBI single and proceeded to steal two bases but was left stranded at third. The outfielder finished with his first multi-hit game in over two weeks amidst a poor month of May during which he's batting only .203 (13-for-64). Despite his struggles reaching base this season -- Rojas' OBP sits at a meager .269 -- he's managed to carve out some fantasy value in deep leagues with 13 stolen bases in 14 attempts.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Heading to bench Wednesday

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports. Rojas will receive a breather in the day game after a night game, ending a stretch of five consecutive starts in center field. Cristian Pache will fill in for Rojas in the field and will bat ninth in the series finale.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Swipes two bags

    Rojas went 1-for-3 with a walk, two stolen bases and two runs in Sunday's 11-5 win over the Nationals. Rojas stole second base both times he reached, tallying his 10th and 11th pilfers of the campaign. The outing was Rojas' second multi-steal game of his career. Although Rojas' batting average has fallen from .302 to .228 in comparison to last season, he's been much more disciplined at the plate, with his BB/K improving from 0.12 to 0.27 through 40 games.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Absent from Thursday's lineup

    Rojas is not in the lineup for Thursday's contest versus the Mets. Rojas has perked up at the plate lately, hitting .350 with one home run, six RBI and two stolen bases over his last six games. He'll begin Thursday's festivities on the bench, though, yielding to Cristian Pache in center field.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Heading to bench Sunday

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Marlins. Cristian Pache will draw the start in center field in the series finale while Rojas sits. Rojas had started all but two of the Phillies' first nine games of May, going 6-for-27 with a home run, two stolen bases, six RBI and two runs.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Out again Friday

    Rojas is not in the lineup for Friday's game versus the Pirates, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports. It's his second straight game on the bench. Phillies manager Rob Thomson said he wanted to give Rojas a "soft reset" amidst a 5-for-31 start at the plate this season. Brandon Marsh is again in center field and Whit Merrifield will handle left.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Sitting out Thursday

    Rojas is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Pirates, Alex Coffey of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The Phillies are going with Brandon Marsh in center field and Whit Merrifield in left field for the series opener. Rojas did have a three-hit game earlier this week, but it represented more than half of his hit total for the season (five).
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Absent from Monday's lineup

    Rojas is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Reds, Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports. Marsh started each of the three games of the Phillies' weekend series against Atlanta but will take a seat in the opener versus Cincinnati. Brandon Marsh will slide over to center field and Whit Merrifield will get the start in left field.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Steals base in Friday's start

    Rojas went 0-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base in Friday's 9-3 loss to Atlanta. Getting the start in center field and batting ninth in Philadelphia's opener, Rojas worked a six-pitch walk from Spencer Strider in the fifth inning before stealing second base. The 23-year-old stole 14 bags in 15 attempts in only 59 games last season while slashing .302/.342/.430, but his 5:42 BB:K and .410 BABIP suggest he still has a lot to prove at the plate in 2024 if he wants to hang onto his starting role.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Handling center field Friday

    Rojas is starting in center field and batting ninth in Friday's opener against Atlanta. Rojas had a rough spring training, slashing just .170/.214/.264 while working on swing changes. He'll have to provide some value with his bat in order to keep his starting job, but the Phillies have enough confidence in Rojas' defense that he should receive a bit of time to get going.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Belts two-run homer

    Rojas went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Monday's win over Atlanta. Rojas' second-inning home run was the first of five long balls for the Phillies on Monday. It was his second career homer and first since Aug. 11, snapping a 27-game drought. He's gone 8-for-20 (.400) with four extra-base hits over his last six games. Rojas owns a .300/.344/.442 slash line through 133 plate appearances.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Not starting Sunday

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at St. Louis. Rojas started the past four games in center field and will receive a day off after he went 6-for-14 with three doubles, two steals, an RBI and two runs. Bryce Harper is serving as the designated hitter Sunday, resulting in Kyle Schwarber moving to left field and Brandon Marsh to center.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: On bench against righty again

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Giants. Rojas has now sat out the Phillies' last two matchups with right-handed pitchers and looks to have moved into a short-side platoon role after Philadelphia recently welcomed Brandon Marsh back from the injured list. With Marsh set to start in center field more often than not, he'll likely be flanked by Nick Castellanos in right field and either Kyle Schwarber or Jake Cave in left field when the Phillies oppose righties.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Heads to bench in Marsh's return

    Rojas is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals. With Brandon Marsh (knee) starting in center field Sunday in his return from the 10-day injured list, Rojas will be the odd man out of the outfield while Jake Cave and Nick Castellanos handle duties in left and right field, respectively. Like Castellanos, Marsh should be locked into a near-everyday role against right-handed pitching moving forward, leaving Rojas to battle with Cave for reps at the other outfield spots on days that Kyle Schwarber is serving as a designated hitter. Though Rojas is the superior defender of the two, Cave may have the edge on playing time at the moment after going 6-for-11 with four extra-base hits over his last three starts.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Sits down Saturday

    Rojas isn't in the Phillies' lineup Saturday against the Twins. After belting the first homer of his career during Friday's blowout win, Rojas will catch a breather Saturday. Jake Cave will take over in center field and bat eighth while Rojas sits.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Slugs first career homer

    Rojas went 1-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI in Friday's 13-2 rout of the Twins. The rookie's first career homer came in the eighth inning, as he launched a two-run shot off position player Jordan Luplow -- for which Rojas apologized as he crossed home plate, per Alex Coffey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The 22-year-old center fielder is slashing .306/.338/.419 through his first 67 plate appearances in the majors with five steals, nine runs and 12 RBI.
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  • Phillies' Johan Rojas: Heads to bench Thursday

    Rojas is not in Thursday's lineup against the Marlins. Rojas had started four games in a row, two against righties and two against lefties, before heading to the bench for this one. He is hitting .235 with two doubles, zero home runs, one steal and seven strikeouts in his last five games. Jake Cave draws the start in his place.
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