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G-Rod Working On His Defense

Rodriguez isn't worried about his bat

Playing as a 19-year old this season, Gerardo Rodriguez has proven to be one of the better all-around hitters in his short career thus far, hitting for both power and average in the Dominican Summer League and Gulf Coast League the past two years. There was one big question that continued to face Rodriguez however. Where does he fit defensively?

Signed as a first baseman in 2004, he was immediately moved to the catcher position where he played for two years. This season Rodriguez has returned to first base - the primary reason he is currently working out in Extended Spring Training - and said he could not be happier about the change. "I love being back at first and I don't really miss catching... Recommended Stories

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