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Los Angeles Sean Rodriguez Ready For the Call

Published by on May 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Salt Lake City second basemen Sean Rodriguez leads the Triple-A PCL with 17 home runs (tied with recent Cub call up Jake Fox) and is patiently awaiting a recall to the Los Angeles Angels. There is a small obstacle: Angels manager Mike Scioscia. He is a singles, contact-hitting, bunt-them-over-and-win-3-2 type of manager. Rodriguez is a free-swinging, slugging infielder with 30 home runs and 150 strikeout potential.

Rodriguez did get the call in 2008 and didn't impress Scioscia at all by batting a mere .204 with just three home runs with 167 at bats. When you compare his 17 home runs with 164 at bats in the home run happy PCL, the Angels have reason to be a little skeptical.

Rodriguez just turned 24 and is as ready as...

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