Trevor Rogers named NL Rookie of the Month

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Rogers throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

MIAMI – Miami Marlins pitcher Trevor Rogers picked up a big honor on Monday.

Rogers was named the National League Rookie of the Month for April.

He’s the 10th Marlins players to earn the honor.

He’s the first Marlins player to win the award since Justin Bour in September 2015.

Rogers beat out his teammate shortstop Jazz Chisholm for the honors.

Rogers was 3-1 with 1.29 ERA and 38 strikeouts.

The Marlins drafted him in the first round of the 2017 draft.

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David Lang is executive producer of the Local 10 sports department.