Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Nellie Rodriguez (1B, Mahoning Valley): 1-for-3, 1 2B, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 E
This game was a microcosm of Rodriguez’s time in Mahoning Valley. A little bit of power, a little bit of on-base ability, and some strikeouts. There is no denying that Rodriguez’s time with the Scrappers went a long way toward rebuilding his value after a rough start in Lake County. Rodriguez’s .287/.366/.452 line with 16 doubles, nine home runs, and a 61:29 SO:BB shows what he is capable of, though he still has a ways to go before he can make designs on starting in Cleveland. The next step for Rodriguez will be erasing his Lake County stats from this year (.194/.305/.256 line in 47 games), something he will look to do out of the gate in 2014. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, September 5, 2013