Reports: Marlins sign SS Miguel Rojas to 2-year contract extension

Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas swings for a double off Atlanta Braves' Will Smith during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 2, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (Ben Margot, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins have made their first move of the offseason.

According to multiple reports, the team has agreed to a 2-year contract extension with Miguel Rojas.

Sportsgrid’s Craig Mish was the first to report the news.

According to Mish, the deal is for $10 million.

Rojas, 32, is one of the Marlins clubhouse leaders.

Manager Don Mattingly allowed Rojas to manage the last game of the season the past two years.

Last season, Rojas’ batting average was .265 and he added nine home runs and 48 RBI.

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