Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Rodriguez is a transfer from Palm Beach State College and will be in the top of the rotation. He is a power arm that touched 95 miles an hour during the fall scout day. His work ethic, body type, and talent make him a top professional prospect along with a vital piece of the Buc pitching staff.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL (Palm Beach CC): Pitched 56.1 innings with 64 strikeouts… Posted a 7-3 record and a 3.67 ERA… Allowed only 23 runs and 43 hits… Walked 29 batters.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Forest Hill High in 2007 as a four-year letter winner in baseball… Played under head coach Russ Miliken at Forest Hill and batted .475 with two home runs and 37 RBIs his senior year.
PERSONAL: Son of Manuel and Dalia Rodriguez... Has a younger sister Vanessa... Majoring in sport management.