Endy Rodriguez can hit.
The Greensboro catcher is currently hitting for a .302/.392/.544 line in 370 plate appearances in High-A. Greensboro is a very hitter-friendly environment, but Rodriguez has hit all over the South Atlantic League, with an .852 OPS on the road.
This isn't new. Rodriguez had a .294 average and an .892 OPS last year in Bradenton, and his numbers with the Mets in rookie ball were just as good.
"The Florida State League is not the best place in the world to hit," said Pirates farm director John Baker. "And he hit there. And he hit in the DSL. And he hits in Greensboro and he hits on the road. I think that it’s safe for us to say that it doesn’t matter where you put Endy, he’s going to be able to hit."
Rodriguez hasn't hit the entire season. He struggled at th...
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