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Rodriguez Quietly Improving

Rodriguez is a key player in Brooklyn's offense

BROOKLYN, NY - Javier Rodriguez was a second round pick in 2008, but it has been a lot of work and four seasons before he finally began to show it. The tide is starting to turn in Rodriguez's career, especially now in Brooklyn where he is putting together a strong finish to his season.

As a second round draft pick, the expectations for outfielder Javier Rodriguez were very high right from the start, despite being just a teenager when he was drafted. Living up to them has been a challenge but J-Rod, who's currently in his fourth year in the Mets organization, is continuing to improve each and every day. It all started when the Mets drafted Rodriguez 68th overall in the 200...

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