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Marlins’ Trevor Rogers named NL Rookie of the Month for April and May

The first two months of Trevor Rogers’ rookie season with the Miami Marlins went as well as anyone in the organization hoped. No. 4 on the starting rotation, MLB just named Rogers the National League Rookie of the Month in May.

Rogers also earned the accolade in April.

Rogers joined the Marlins organization midway through the season in 2020 and earned a spot on the 2021 opening day roster.

In 2020 Rogers went 1-2 in seven games with one quality start. He threw 28 innings and recorded 39 strikeouts for an ERA of 6.11.

May 19, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Rogers (28) gets a high five from first base coach Kevin Johnson (99) after getting a base hit against the Philadelphia Phillies during the seventh inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

This year Rogers pitched in 11 games for the Marlins, during which he had six quality starts. He was 6-3 in 62 2/3 innings of work with an ERA of 1.87.

No other Marlins pitcher had more than three wins and no other starting pitcher had more than two victories. He leads the team in ERA (1.87), strikeouts (76) and wins. Rogers averaged 10.9 strikeouts per nine innings.