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He's still playing? A surprising former Phillie on a Division Series roster

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A quick Google search of former Phillies utility player Sean Rodriguez yields some links, but also this hilarious bit:

Here’s the not-so-funny part: not only is he still playing in the bigs, but he’s actually on a 2020 postseason Division Series roster.

We are as surprised as you are.

The Marlins, who open their NLDS with the Braves this afternoon, released their 28-man roster this morning for the series. Rodriguez is on the roster.

The same Rodriguez who blasted Phillies fans and called them "entitled" after being booed last season. S-Rod is certainly well-rested; he played in all of four games with Miami during the regular season, going 2-for-13 with six strikeouts. In his 13 times up, he put three balls out of the infield.

With Rodriguez getting the call for this series, the Marlins now have five players with Phillies ties on their NLDS roster: Rodriguez, catcher Jorge Alfaro, pitcher Sixto Sanchez, who was dealt to Miami in the JT Realmuto trade, outfielder Corey Dickerson, who played with the Phillies last season, and reliever Nick Vincent, who pitched to a 1.93 ERA in 14 games last season in red pinstripes.

This also gives Phillies fans one more reason to root against the Marlins, even if they are playing against the Braves.