by: Jon Davis
#19 Henry Rodriguez 2B
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Here at No. 19 we find another non-drafted free agent signing out of Venezuela. In March of 2007, the Reds signed Henry Rodriguez, 5-foot-10, 170-pound switch hitting middle infielder. In 2010 and 2011, he combined to hit .312, with a .353 on base, 27 homers and 63 steals. In 2012 he took a small step back, he still hit well at Double A but struggled when he was called up to Triple A, though at least part of his struggles were due to a hand injury. Overall he hit .282 with a .310 on base last season in the minors. During his September call up he hit .214 in a handful of at bats.
Rodriguez is still only 22-years old and remains an intriguing prospect. He is a good hitter from both sides of the plate, who can spray the ball anywhere from line to line with a little bit of pop. He is a good runner that can take an extra base when the opportunity comes around and will steal some bases. He is not a great...